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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. 

COVID-19 Questions? Call 211. 


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Coronavirus COVID-19

Call 2-1-1 for assistance. Health professionals will answer your questions.

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Lead Safe Milwaukee. Safe Paint, Safe Warter, Safe Kids 

Lead Poisoning Prevention

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

Find Lead Poisoning Prevention Information & Resources

Don't let prescription opioids become the problems. 

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

Blueprinto for Peace 414 LIFE 

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. Find the full report here.


Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely

Living Your Best Life


The 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 Stay Safe Milwaukee. 

Please check our Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely webpage for more information, news releases and updates. 



Learn More About MHD

Living Your Best Life

Meet Our Leadership Team

Get to know MHD staff. 

Messages of Thanks and Support

Kudos from the Board of Health President and Vice President.




Got COVID-19 Questions?


Email MHD for answers. 




Resources and Programs

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City of Milwaukee Health Department

Contact Us

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

Ph: (414) 286-3521
Fax: (414) 286-5990

City of Milwaukee Commissioner of Health Jeanette Kowalik, PhD, MPH, MCHES  

Commissioner of Health

Jeanette Kowalik,



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