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Environmental Health

Air Quality


Mold is a type of fungi that is everywhere around us. However, mold can be a problem when it grows unchecked inside a home. If there is sufficient moisture, along with an organic food source, mold may proliferate in your home. To learn more about mold, including how it may affect your health and how to remove it from your home, read Mold and Your Health.

Drinking Water

To learn more about drinking water quality in Milwaukee, go to the Milwaukee Water Works web site.

Guidelines for Eating Fish

Hazardous / Toxic Materials

Pet Health

Click here to find out how keeping your pet healthy can keep your family and neighborhood healthy too.

Needles / Sharps

Household hazardous waste inquiries (including SHARPS disposal):  Click here for a PDF brochure that shows how to dispose of sharps (or syringes) and needles.

Recreational Water

Click here for information on water recreation health and safety.

Health Department Locations

Main Office

Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building
841 North Broadway, 3rd Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3653
Phone:  414-286-3521

Northwest Health Center

7630 W. Mill Road
Phone: 414-286-8820

Keenan Health Center

3200 N. 36 St.
Phone: 414-286-8813

Southside Health Center

1639 S. 23rd St.
Phone: 414-286-8620