COVID-19 Vaccine Archives

COVID-19—Women of Faith Making a Difference

September 2, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing The COVID-19 Delta variant is wreaking havoc across the nation. While some individuals continue to debate the need to wear masks, others are finally scrambling to get vaccinated. Amid all of this, several women in our communities of faith are working diligently and… [Read More]

Gov. Tony Evers announces first COVID-19 vaccine incentives

August 26, 2021

The governor said any Wisconsin resident who gets their first dose of the vaccine by Labor Day will receive $100. Gov. Tony Evers announced Wisconsin’s first COVID-19 vaccine incentive program. He made the announcement at an event Monday, August 23, 2021 in Oshkosh. “As our kids start returning back to school, and with the delta… [Read More]

Back To School — COVID-19 and Vaccinations

July 29, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing After more than a year of virtual or hybrid learning, many school districts are preparing for students to return to the classroom. Ahead of this, the COVID-19 delta variant that is highly contagious, continues to spread causing some concern particularly since children under… [Read More]

Business unusual — COVID and vaccinations

July 15, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing From lotteries, to scholarships, to free tickets to various entertainment venues, across the nation communities continue to identify creative ways to persuade people to get COVID-19 vaccinations. Some of the most vulnerable populations— like African Americans— are experiencing the lowest percentage of vaccinations…. [Read More]

Join Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. For a Conquer COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic During the Juneteenth Celebration

June 10, 2021

June 19, 2021 No appointments necessary ✓ No out-of-pocket cost ✓ Bring a Photo ID and Insurance Card (if you have one) ✓ Both uninsured and insured individuals are welcome ✓ Everyone 12 and up is eligible ✓ Masks and Social Distancing required

Protect Yourself, Protect Others, Get Vaccinated

June 10, 2021

Are you fully vaccinated against COVID-19? If you haven’t already, please get the vaccine. It’s safe. It’s effective. And it will help you and your family stay healthy.

Walgreen’s hosts ‘COVID-19 Vaccination Day’ at Holy Redeemer Christian Academy

June 3, 2021

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, Holy Redeemer Christian Academy along with Walgreens, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield and UniteWI hosted a “COVID-19 Vaccination Day” for those 12 years and older at 3500 West Mother Daniels Way. The vaccination event was free and open to the public with no appointment necessary. On hand was former Green Bay… [Read More]

Millennials, COVID-19, and YOLO

May 6, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing You only live once (YOLO) is even more important in the wake of COVID-19. These days, in the wake of COVID-19, one of the best ways to help ensure longevity, is to get vaccinated. And, while some Millennials appear to be hesitant about… [Read More]

MHSI gives out their first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

March 11, 2021

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. MLK Dr., administered the first round of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to their patients and employees. They will complete and receive their second dosage of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Pictured (top photo, from left) MHSI Corporate… [Read More]

Ascension Wisconsin announces COVID-19 vaccination plans for vulnerable communities

March 11, 2021

Increasing accessibility and eliminating barriers to the COVID-19 vaccine, particularly for those who are most vulnerable, is an Ascension Wisconsin priority. When eligibility to the community expands and vaccine availability increases, Ascension Wisconsin will focus on thoughtfully working to eliminate barriers, disparities and inequities so that everyone has the opportunity to be vaccinated. To accomplish… [Read More]