COVID-19 Vaccine Archives

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]

Mayor, county executive to Biden: Send Wisconsin more COVID-19 vaccines

February 18, 2021

Milwaukee city and county leaders said they have a united message to deliver to President Joe Biden on his first official visit: Send more COVID-19 vaccines. Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive David Crowley spoke Tuesday, February 16, 2021. “This is his first official trip outside Washington, D.C., and we’re very proud that he’s chosen… [Read More]

COVID-19 vaccination: Take it or leave it?

February 18, 2021

By: Patricia O’Flynn Pattillo, Publisher, Milwaukee Community Journal I, like millions of seniors, have been keeping tabs on the distribution of the new COVID-19 vaccines. We see videos of people sleeping overnight to be first in line for the vaccine, and of nursing home staff administering the shot to their patients. Admittedly, I was hesitant… [Read More]

Facts About the COVID-19 Vaccine

February 18, 2021

1. Can a COVID-19 vaccine make me sick with COVID-19? No. None of the authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines or COVID-19 vaccines contain the live virus that causes COVID-19. This means that a COVID-19 vaccine cannot make you sick with COVID-19. It typically takes a few weeks for the body to build immunity (protection against… [Read More]

COVID-19 vaccine: an international triumph

February 11, 2021

By Roland A. Pattillo, MD, FACOG (retired) The spread of viruses and bacteria is something we experience throughout our lives. From the common cold to more serious health issues like HIV-AIDS and Ebola, we fear mass transmission. In 2020, this fear became very real with COVID-19. But today, there is hope. Others of my era… [Read More]