South Division High School and the Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers have partnered to create the first school-based health clinic within Milwaukee Public Schools, expanding access to health care for a predominantly Hispanic student body.
The most transmissible strain of the coronavirus in the country is also now the most prevalent. Here’s what you need to know.
The new coronavirus variant, XBB.1.5, is the most prevalent strain of the virus in the country. Health leaders predict it’s just a matter of time before rates rise in Wisconsin.
Should we provide tents to people living outside? A public debate takes a turn.
After reports of a dispute about the provision of tents to people living outside in MacArthur Square, important points of agreement have developed over the subsequent months.
Monthly FoodShare payments to be cut substantially starting in March
FoodShare members will receive at least $95 less in monthly payments than they have since spring 2020.
Critics of decision to close Ascension St. Francis Birthing Center continue protests
After Ascension Wisconsin provided a fuller explanation this week about its decision to close the Ascension St. Francis Hospital Birthing Center, critics continue to voice their displeasure.
NNS Spotlight: Muslim Community and Health Center of Wisconsin expands services
The Muslim Community and Health Center of Wisconsin has earned a federal designation that allows it to provide more medical services to more people.
SDC’s new research arm focuses on poverty and racism
The Institute on Poverty & Systemic Racism will produce research it hopes will help communities and policymakers better understand the issues to arrive at solutions.
Closure of the only labor and delivery unit on the South Side raises questions of timing and impact
Patients and staff at Ascension St. Francis Hospital oppose its decision to close the labor and delivery unit as well as how they were informed about the decision.
Why are so few young children in Milwaukee County getting the updated COVID boosters?
Despite collaborations among health departments, hospitals and community clinics, parents are slow to get their young children the updated COVID vaccines.
You need an ID to get access to some food pantries, shelters and other essential services. Here are three options.
Many people may take having an ID for granted, but, for those who rely on social services and publicly funded resources, having a photo ID can literally be lifesaving.
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