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Lead Poisoning Prevention

Updated February 13, 2017
The most common way children are exposed to high levels of lead is through chipping, peeling and cracking lead-based paint. But lead exposure can also occur through drinking water, soil and other materials. What can you do?

Get Lead Safe in Three: Visit Lead-Safe Milwaukee

Find Lead Poisoning Prevention Information & Resources


West Nile Virus Prevention

Posted June 30, 2017
West Nile virus is an illness spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. The City of Milwaukee Health Department monitors for reports of West Nile virus in birds, mosquitoes, and humans. Find information on protecting yourself and your family from mosquito bites here.


Hot Weather Safety

Posted June 9, 2017
As summer arrives, so do warmer temperatures! Stay healthy and safe in the summer heat by staying cool, staying hydrated, and staying informed.

Find hot weather safety tips here.


Cribs for Kids Program

Posted June 5, 2017
Reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or accidental death by placing an infant in a safe sleep environment for every nap and every night. Create a safe sleep environment for your infant by following the ABCs of Safe Sleep.
If you need a safe place for your infant to sleep, call the City of Milwaukee Health Department Cribs for Kids Program at (414) 286-8620

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City Beach Water Quality Report
Posted July 22, 2017

Bradford Beach
McKinley Beach
South Shore Beach

More about our Beach Water Testing Program


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Bevan K. Baker

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