New counselors are being hired to increase breastfeeding support services for Milwaukee mothers.
In a wide-ranging interview with NNS, new Milwaukee Health Commissioner Kirsten Johnson said her top priority is tackling the city’s ongoing lead crisis, which she called “the pandemic before the pandemic.”
“She moves without judgment … She sees human need before aberrant behavior.” Meet Arnitta Holliman, the new director of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention.
The Men Moving Forward program from the Medical College of Wisconsin helps Black prostate cancer survivors make – and embrace – changes to their lifestyles.
The staff at Milwaukee Bread of Healing Clinic works to ensure those who do not have insurance get the best medical care possible. “It’s our responsibility to take care of each other,” the clinic’s co-founder says.
In Milwaukee’s central city neighborhoods, COVID-19 vaccination rates remain low when compared with the rest of Wisconsin.
The Internal Revenue Service has released a web-based portal that allows those who are eligible for the child tax credit’s expanded benefits to file their taxes.
Milwaukee recorded 230 cases of syphilis from July 2019 to December 2020, an increase of nearly 150 from the previous 18-month period, according to data from the Milwaukee Health Department.
Parents and those responsible for children will get some extra financial help this year because of the expanded child tax credit funded by the American Rescue Plan.
From churches to kickball leagues, Milwaukee will see its fair share of COVID-19 pop-up vaccine clinics this weekend.