City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD)

Milwaukee Health Department Coronavirus COVID-19 updates. For assistance, please call the MHD COVID Hotline 414-286-6800

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

FoodShare and Healthcare

FoodShare & Healthcare Help with CHAP

Join us Saturday, May 14 and Saturday, May 21, from 8-10:30 a.m. at Kinship, 924 E. Clarke St. The Community Healthcare Access Program (CHAP) is here to make sure Milwaukee residents have the best support possible in accessing food and health care. Staff will be available to help with enrollment.

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Join the Milwaukee Health Department's Office of Violence Prevention for a series of events throughout May, such as Youth Trap Therapy, spoken word events, documentaries, and more. 

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Springtime Guide

Spring into action with helpful resources for community improvements.

Immunization Clinics 

Immunization clinics offering expanded hours and walk-in availability. Learn more.

Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine   

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

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Free COVID-19 Testing 

Free for anyone, regardless of symptoms. Drive-thru 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 Awareness / 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

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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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