City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD)

Welcome to MHD

For the safety of the community and our staff, some MHD services have been temporarily suspended or reduced. Please call (414) 286-3521 to inquire about service availability. For COVID-19 Questions? Call (414) 286-6800. 

Featured News and Events

CHAP enrollment for health insurance

Need Health Insurance? Enroll Now! will be open from November 1 through January 15, 2022 to help you gain access to the right insurance plan.

The Community Healthcare Access Program (CHAP) & UWM Norris Health Center is here to connect city of Milwaukee residents who seek support applying for effective health insurance coverage.

For questions or assistance with enrollment in state programs (BadgerCare/FoodShare) or federal programs (Marketplace), call the City of Milwaukee Health Department Community Healthcare Access Program at (414) 286-8620 or schedule your virtual 1 on 1 appointment now.

Two Boys in Fall

Fall Into Fun: Powered By Beyond the Bell

An online resource guide with real-time events, employment opportunities, and programming through youth-serving organizations for Milwaukee residents ages 11-24 and their families.

Updated November 16

Immunization Clinics Re-Open

MHD provides immunizations by appointment only at our walk-in clinics starting. Learn more and schedule an appointment request online

Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine   

Updated September 3

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccine safety, walk-in clinics, sign up for alerts, or schedule an in-home vaccination apoointment.

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Free COVID-19 Testing 

Updated November 16

Free for anyone, regardless of symptoms. Drive-thru or walk-up at our Menomonee Valley Site, Northwest or Southside Health Centers. Learn more and view map of testing sites

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Free, Confidential Help is Here for You

Need help managing your money because of COVID-19? 

The Financial Navigators Program helps residents one-on-one over the phone to address personal financial issues, identify action steps to manage expenses and provides referrals to maximize income.

Home Environmental Health

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Protect your family from lead exposure by getting lead safe! Lead exposure can occur through lead-based paint, drinking water, soil and other materials. What can you do?

Get Lead Safe in Three: Visit Lead-Safe Milwaukee

Opioid Awarenss / Conciencia de opioides

The City of Milwaukee Health Department is taking action to raise awareness that opioids can be addictive and dangerous. Know the risk of what you're taking / Conozca los riesgos que hay en lo que está tomando

Milwaukee's Blueprint for Peace

Violence is a public health issue. To coordinate and guide a public health approach to violence prevention, Milwaukee's Blueprint for Peace serves as a comprehensive, community-driven agenda for addressing the complex factors that drive violence.

Resources and Programs

Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely

Living Your Best LifeThe MHD is committed to moving us forward with your best interests and safety at mind and heart. We need to stride forward with confidence. 

Please check our Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely webpage for more Covid-19 information, news releases and order updates. #StaySafeMKE

Got COVID-19 Questions?
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City of Milwaukee Health Department



 Zeidler Municipal Building, 841 N. Broadway, 3rd Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Kirsten Johnson
Commissioner of Health




City Beaches Water Report

Bradford Beach  
South Shore Beach  

Posted 09/10/21 - Daily Beaches Water Reports have concluded for the 2021 season and will resume in 2022

Get updated beach advisory information.


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