Starting today, Milwaukee County buses will allow up to 20 people to ride. Here’s what else you need to know about COVID-19 in Milwaukee this week.
As Milwaukee County sees a rise in cases over the last two weeks, new vaccination clinics pop up around the city.
Residents in the 53206 and 53210 ZIP codes will be able to get vaccines at eight clinics over the next two months as part of a new effort to get doses into the community.
Dr. Griselle Torres, who worked in senior leadership for the Milwaukee Health Department, says: “I was told my appointment was up. That wasn’t a sufficient reason for me.”
Dr. Robert Fox, the founder of Shalem Healing, said the nonprofit clinic takes a holistic approach to health care by attempting to treat the cause rather than the symptom of health issues.
A new public health order allows businesses, schools and sporting events to increase capacity as vaccination efforts ramp up in the city.
Scammers are posing as representatives from Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin in an attempt to get financial information from those waiting for their COVID-19 vaccine.
A new effort led by Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers and Ascension Wisconsin seeks to quadruple the number of vaccines available on the city’s South Side.
The Milwaukee Health Department continues to face staffing upheaval and controversy with the announcement this week that two top-level department leaders were departing at the request of new Health Commissioner Kirsten Johnson.
A special effort by the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services will put shots in arms of eligible tribal members.