City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD)

Milwaukee Health Department Coronavirus COVID-19 updates. For assistance, find resources online or call 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

Back to School Health Fairs

Back to School Health Fairs

Updated June 23

Fairs will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, July 30 at Barack Obama School and Friday, August 6 at Southside Health Center. Childhood and COVID-19 vaccinations, public health services, public safety info, and much more! Free backpacks and school supplies while they last.

Covid-19 Vaccine

Covid-19 Vaccine   

Updated April 6

Learn more about Covid-19 vaccine safety, walk-in clinics, sign up for alerts, or schedule you vaccination appointment. 

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Free COVID-19 Testing 

Updated February 25

Free for anyone, regardless of symptoms. Drive-thru or walk-up at American Family Field, Northwest or Southside Health Centers. Learn more and view map of testing sites.



Crushing Covid-19: Facts About the Vax 

Updated January 27

Visit for Covid-19 vaccine FAQs, updates and more. 

Check out our #CrushCovidMKE Toolkit and show your personal support by using our pledge badge on your social media, newsletter or website. 

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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

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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 OPEN

Posted 07/31/21

Get updated beach advisory information.


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