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Milwaukee Health Department
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
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.
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.
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
City Beach Water Quality Report
Posted July 25, 2017
More about our Beach Water Testing Program
Commissioner of Health
Bevan K. Baker
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