People remember lives lost during COVID-19 pandemic – WISN Milwaukee

by | Jul 17, 2022 | COVID-19

TONIGHT HONORING THE MORE THAN ONE MILLION AMERICAN LIVES LOST BECAUSE OF COVID COMPLICATIONS RIGHT NOW A VIGIL TAKING PLACE IN MILWAUKEE’S WASHINGTON PARK GOVERNOR TONY EVERS ON HAND TODAY THE VISUAL REFLECTING ON THE DEADLY EFFECTS. THE PANDEMIC HAS HAD INCLUDING THE NEARLY 15,000 COVID DEATHS HERE IN WISCONSIN. THE PURPOSE OF IT WAS TO REALLY JUST BRING THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY TOGETHER IN AN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE AND SOLIDARITY, BUT ALSO JUST TO REAFFIRM THE IMPORTANCE OF GETTING THE VACCINE. VACCINES AND BOOSTERS ARE ON HAND FREE OF CHARGE AS WELL AS HOME COVID TESTS MASKS AND HAND

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People remember lives lost during COVID-19 pandemic
People gathered Sunday afternoon at Washington Park

Updated: 5:58 PM CDT Jul 17, 2022

A vigil took place Sunday afternoon at Milwaukee’s Washington Park to honor the more than 1 million American lives lost because of COVID-19 complications. Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in WisconsinGov. Tony Evers was on hand Sunday.The vigil reflecting on the deadly effects the pandemic has had, including the nearly 15,000 COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin.”The purpose of it was to really just bring the entire community together in an act of remembrance and solidarity, but also just to reaffirm the importance of getting the vaccine,” said Janan Najeeb, president of Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition.Vaccines and boosters were available free of charge as well as home COVID-19 tests, masks and hand sanitizer.Sign up for coronavirus email alerts from WISNGet breaking news alerts with the WISN 12 app.Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

MILWAUKEE — A vigil took place Sunday afternoon at Milwaukee’s Washington Park to honor the more than 1 million American lives lost because of COVID-19 complications. Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in Wisconsin

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Gov. Tony Evers was on hand Sunday.The vigil reflecting on the deadly effects the pandemic has had, including the nearly 15,000 COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin.”T …

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