City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD)

Milwaukee Health Department Coronavirus COVID-19 updates. Visit Impact 211 website for information or call 2-1-1 for assistance.

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 211. 

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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.


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MKE Cares Mask Ordinance

Updated February 25

Effective July 16, 2020, the Milwaukee Common Council adopted an ordinance requiring that all persons wear face coverings in public spaces, indoors and outdoors. Learn more and view map of free mask sites.

Coviud-19 Town Hall

View Covid-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Hall

Updated February 11

View our town hall that aired on February 10. Hear from local health experts who will separate myths from facts and share the latest info on the safety, process and timeline for the Covid-19 vaccine. 

VIEW NOW

Crushing Covid-19: Facts About the Vax 

Updated January 27

Visit milwaukee.gov/covidvax 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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Protect Your Crew From the Flu

Updated January 7

Flu shots are more important this year due to COVID-19. Protect your crew by getting a routine flu shot this year and every year.

Find Vaccines Near You

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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

Learn More About MHD

Living Your Best Life2020 Swearing In Ceremony 

Commissioner Kowalik and Deputy Commissioner Evers 

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!

Email askmhdCOVID@milwaukee.gov

 

Need to start or renew your health coverage? Click here

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City of Milwaukee Health Department

  414-286-3521


  414-286-5900


 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 CLOSED FOR SEASON
McKinley Beach CLOSED (NO SWIMMING -RIPTIDE HAZARD)
South Shore Beach

CLOSED FOR SEASON

   

Posted 9/09/20

Get updated beach advisory information.


 

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