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January 14, 2021
DHS Announces Weekly Newsletter to Keep Public Informed of COVID-19 Response and Vaccine Progress

The Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today a newsletter the public can sign up for to get direct information about the COVID-19 response and vaccine rollout. Every Friday, a COVID-19 update newsletter will be sent via email to people who sign up to receive it. Registration is now open, and archived copies of the weekly newsletter will also be available.

January 8, 2021
healthyMKE COVID-19 Vaccine Connector Tool and UEOC Vaccine Access Project

A COVID-19 Vaccine Connector Tool is now activated and ready to receive registrations from organizations and individuals seeking to deliver - and access - Phase 1A vaccinations.  Hosted on, the vaccine connector tool is one of the first features of the website that is being developed to include an array of COVID-19 vaccine information, as well as related health resources.  We expect that the full website with additional informational resources will ‘go-live’ next week.

January 7, 2021
Wisconsin Medical Society Opposes VA Rule Allowing Care Without Physician Supervision

The Wisconsin Medical Society joined with dozens of other state- and specialty-based health care organizations on a letter opposing a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs proposed rule that would allow virtually all non-physician providers (NPP) to practice without the clinical supervision of a physician. The proposal would trump state scope of practice laws and regulations.

December 28, 2020
Milwaukee Announces “City Mobile Testing” for COVID-19

City of Milwaukee Mobile Testing for COVID-19 is ramping up. The first site for the mobile testing is Barack Obama School (the former Custer High School) at 4300 W Fairmount Avenue where COVID-19 testing will resume Tuesday, December 29th and continue there for at least two weeks.

December 14, 2020
Registration Open for Doctor Day 2021

Doctor Day, the state’s premier event for physician advocacy, is set for May 5, 2021.

December 11, 2020
Milwaukee Courier - COVID 19 Special Supplement

Like it or not, the coronavirus pandemic isn’t over yet
Dr. Muhammad Bilal Abid, MD, MRCP discusses the health disparities in COVID-19 pandemic throughout Milwaukee County (page 15).

December 10, 2020
New Mental Health Emergency Center Planned for Milwaukee County Residents

Milwaukee County, represented by the Mental Health Board and the Behavioral Health Division, along with the four Milwaukee Health Systems have entered into a Letter of Intent to develop a joint venture (JV) mental health emergency center. 

December 7, 2020
MSMC Joins the Stop the COVID Spread! Coalition

Frontline Wisconsin Health Care Workers Appeal for Safe Practices. New Stop the COVID Spread! coalition message draws upon experiences of overwhelmed health care workforce.

November 10, 2020
Stop the COVID Spread! Coalition Releases New Ad Conveying Severity of Pandemic in Wisconsin

Statewide coalition effort to curb COVID crisis doubles down on urgency in fourth ad since coalition launch.

Members in the News

December 8, 2020
MCW Science Says: Vaccine Safety

MSMC Board Member Muhammad Bilal Abid, MD, MRCP weighs in on the development process for the COVID-19 vaccine with the Medical College of Wisconsin. 
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