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. 

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Featured News and Events

MKE Elevate. Our Health. Our Community. Our Future

We Need Your Input! 

We want Milwaukee to be the healthiest city in the nation, but need the community’s help to get there! Please share which health topics you believe are most important to focus on to elevate the health of the Milwaukee community. Take the survey to identify Milwaukee's top community health priorities and inform development of the 2023-2028 Plan. 

Pulsa aquí para contestar la encuesta en Español.

Monkeypox in Milwaukee

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

Register for Vaccine Appointment

Note: Currently all vaccination appointments are filled. Future appointment times will be opened as more vaccines are made available.

Summer of Healing

August 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sherman Park, 3000 N. Sherman Blvd. 

Join the Office of Violence Prevention to learn more about community resources, holistic healing practices, cultural practices and self-defense techniques. We will also have a youth & teen area, artistic expressions table, prizes and more! 

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.

                   City Beaches Water Report

Bradford Beach OPEN
South Shore Beach



Posted 08/14/2022 

Get updated beach advisory information.


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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