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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


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.


MKE Elevate Community Health Improvement Plan

Developed with input from residents and stakeholders, the city's first community-driven health improvement plan responds to issues selected by our community, for our community to address. Find the full plan and how to get involved here


Synthetic Cannabinoids/K2

Synthetic Cannabinoids, also known as "fake weed" or "K2,"are unsafe. These products contain various chemicals, some containing rat poison.Do not use these products! If you have used these products and you experience bleeding or unexplained bruising, call 911 immediately. Even if you do not experience bleeding or bruising, seek medical attention.

Resources and Programs

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Commissioner of Health

Jeanette Kowalik, PhD, MPH, MCHES


Phone: 414-286-3521
Fax: 414-286-5990