City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD)

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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. For COVID-19 Questions? Call 414-286-6800. 

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Winter Safety

Get helpful cold weather and winter storm tips from various departments on safely keeping warm, finding shelter, parking during snow emergencies, snow clearing, salting, and preventing frozen water pipes.

Be Prepared and Stay Aware

Mpox in Milwaukee

Learn more about mpox, including symptoms, prevention, guidance, and resources.

Mpox vaccines are available without an appointment for eligible individuals at the Menomonee Valley Drive-Thru Clinic. Hours and eligibility guidelines available on the mpox webpage.


Immunization Clinics 

MHD immunization clinics offer free routine immunizations, flu shots, and COVID-19 vaccines with expanded hours and walk-in availability. Learn more.

Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine   

COVID-19 vaccines and booster doses are free and available at the Menomonee Valley Drive-Thru Clinic, Northwest Health Center, and Southside Health Center without an appointment. 

Free COVID-19 Testing 

Fast and easy community testing drive-thru at the Menomonee Valley clinic (2401 W. St. Paul Ave.). Learn more and view map of testing sites

Save time and register before you arrive.

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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.

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


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