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]

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 hosts ‘Conquer COVID-19’ walk-in clinic

April 29, 2021

On Saturday, April 24, 2021, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI), hosted their first ever “Conquer COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic,” at their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 North Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive. The clinic was for anyone who had not yet received their first dose of the vaccine. This was a no-appointment-necessary, walk-up event with… [Read More]

How COVID-19 has affected my world: A youth perspective

April 22, 2021

By La’Morianna Robertson-Holland March 13, 2021 has marked one year since the world had been flipped upside down. What came with it wasn’t just a global freak-out; it was also a field day for the media. The world had so many opinions from this time. Many thought 2020 was cursed. I feel they had valid… [Read More]

True Heroes: Honoring our essential workers

April 1, 2021

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, our society has continued on, thanks to a dedicated essential front-line work force. The people who we interact with everyday, who help keep our lives going, have unselfishly risked their health and safety on a daily basis. Some of those workers include food store workers, such… [Read More]

COVID-19 Precautions—BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (PANDEMIC)

March 25, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing Prior to the pandemic, small businesses were one of the fastest growing segments in our nation. This changed with COVID-19. A survey conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank states that three out of every 10 small businesses in the U.S. say they likely… [Read More]

Faith-based leaders join forces to fight against COVID-19

March 18, 2021

By: Darryl Sellers Our African American communities are facing daunting challenges as we fight against COVID-19. More transmissible variants of the coronavirus are sweeping our nation in the year-long pandemic which is especially troubling for Black people, who are 3 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than white people. The Black Coalition Against COVID… [Read More]