Dr. Patricia McManus, the former health commissioner for the City of Milwaukee and the current CEO of theBlack Health Coalition of WIsconsin Inc will discuss how the African American community, healthwise, can best prepare for the winter of 2020/2021.
What are the health challenges facing our community? Are their preventative measures we can rely upon? These and other questions will be discussed, The host is Dr. William Rogers.
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By blackreality — 9 months ago
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