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The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package centered on meeting the needs of employees and their families. The City’s benefits are designed to give employees choices along with tools and resources to help select the right benefits and use those benefits effectively throughout the year. Use this website and the Benefits Guide to learn more about benefit options. The City is committed to providing programs that support employee total health and wellbeing.

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City of Milwaukee Flu Clinics - Starting Wednesday, September 28th!

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one of the best ways to prevent the flu is getting vaccinated each year. Annual flu shots are covered at 100% under your City of Milwaukee UHC health plan when you use a contracted network flu shot provider, your primary care physician, or one of the UHC contracted retail pharmacies including Walgreens, CVS, Target, Meijer, etc.  Employees and spouses can go to one of the Workforce Health flu clinics included here and obtain a flu shot at no charge, regardless of enrollment in the City's health insurance.

Additonal Workforce Health flu clinics will be held at DPW Headquarters and DPW Central Garage for employees only.  Find additional information about those flu clinics here.

Employees and spouses regardless of enrollment in the City's UHC health plan and dependents (18 months and older) enrolled in the City's UHC health plan can also receive a flu shot at no charge at the City’s Workplace Clinic.  Call the Workplace Clinic at 414-777-3413 for details. 

Employees and spouses who receive a flu shot are eligible for 5 Healthy Rewards points.

UHC Second Opinion Service 2nd MD

The City of Milwaukee offers a second opinion service (2nd.MD) through the UnitedHealthcare (UHC) health plan. 2nd.MD is a virtual expert medical consultation and navigation service available at no cost to employees and family members enrolled in the City’s UHC health plan. 2nd.MD connects members with a board-certified, nationally recognized specialist for a medical consultation via phone or video to provide a second opinion at no cost regarding medical issues such as:

Disease, cancer or chronic condition

Surgery or procedure

Medications and treatment plans

Over-the-Counter (OTC) At Home COVID-19 Test Kits

City of Milwaukee employees and family members are able to receive Over-the-Counter (OTC) FDA authorized at home COVID-19 Test Kits at little or no cost through the options below. Members should pay attention to the COVID-19 test expiration dates as they can vary and tests may only be good for a couple months.  Click here to learn more.


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City of Milwaukee Department of Employee Relations

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ACTIVE Employees

Employee Benefits Division
Department of Employee Relations
200 E. Wells Street, Room 706
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3515

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RETIRED Employees

Employes' Retirement System (ERS)
789 N. Water Street, Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3584

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