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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 to protect your children?

Get Lead Safe in Three: Visit Lead-Safe Milwaukee

For more information, visit the City of Milwaukee Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

 

Cold Weather Safety

Posted December 14, 2016
Cold temperatures can quickly become dangerous to your health. Being prepared ahead of cold weather can help you stay safe and healthy all season long.

Click here for cold weather safety tips.

 

Medication Disposal

Posted November 30, 2016
Safely dispose of unwanted, unused or old prescription medications at drop boxes located citywide or by picking up free postage-paid mailing envelopes at participating locations.

Find information and locations here

 

Mumps

Posted February 15, 2017
The City of Milwaukee Health Department is investigating multiple cases of mumps in the city of Milwaukee. Mumps is a contagious disease that can be spread when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks. For more information, follow these links:

Mumps signs and symptoms

Guidance for health care providers


Resources and Programs

ACA signup

 

 

 

Commissioner of Health

Bevan K. Baker


 

 

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