Matt Martinez

Recent Articles

St. Joseph’s Opens Maternity Emergency Department

St. Joseph’s Opens Maternity Emergency Department

Department will treat pregnancy complications. Ascension wants to improve maternal health disparities.

Meet the Man Behind ‘Milwaukee in Pain’

Meet the Man Behind ‘Milwaukee in Pain’

Documentary, “Milwaukee In Pain,” by Theo Rogers explores how COVID-19 has affected the Black community.

‘Complete Streets’ Projects Focus on Health and Safety

‘Complete Streets’ Projects Focus on Health and Safety

In 2019, majority of projects were completed in areas with economic disparities.

City Behind on Replacing Lead Pipes

City Behind on Replacing Lead Pipes

As of Aug. 10, only 333 service lines to homes replaced with copper, yearly goal is 1,100.

Mexican Fiesta Organizers Make 45,000 Masks

Mexican Fiesta Organizers Make 45,000 Masks

Pandemic forces festival to cancel, organizers use the time to produce free masks for the community

Ascension St. Joe’s Adds Four Physicians

Ascension St. Joe’s Adds Four Physicians

Hospital increases staff to address ‘primary care desert’ on North Side.

Milwaukee Youth Council Takes Action

Milwaukee Youth Council Takes Action

With members from every aldermanic district, group allocates funding to mental health services.

Tips for Mental Health During Pandemic

Tips for Mental Health During Pandemic

Local psychologists share ways to cope during difficult times.

Black Lives Matter Has LGBTQ+ Voices

Black Lives Matter Has LGBTQ+ Voices

Two of local movement’s founders who identify as queer say it's also about LGBTQ+ Black lives.

Scaling Language Barriers in Fight Against COVID-19

Scaling Language Barriers in Fight Against COVID-19

Healthcare workers are finding ways to better communicate to city's Spanish-speaking residents.