Milwaukee Health Department Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates: The City of Milwaukee Health Department is monitoring the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Questions about the coronavirus? Call 2-1-1 for assistance.

City of Milwaukee Health Department Adjusted Services

The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) is taking measures at each of our health centers to increase social distancing and prevent community spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). These measures include increasing the frequency of cleanings and reducing the number of chairs in waiting rooms. For the safety of the community and our staff, some services have been temporarily suspended or reduced.

Community Healthcare Access Program 
All outreach and in person enrollment has been suspended until further notice. Emergency enrollment by appointment only. 

Communicable Diseases Program
The Communicable Disease Program is prioritizing its response to COVID-19.

Consumer Environmental Health Program 
Staff are responding to foodborne illness complaints and conducting pre-inspections for new establishments under certain circumstances.

Direct Assistance to Dads Project
Home visits have been suspended until further notice. Staff are maintaining contact with families and will address their urgent needs. Referrals are still being accepted. 

Empowering Families of Milwaukee
Home visits have been suspended until further notice. Staff are maintaining contact with families and will address their urgent needs. Referrals are still being accepted. 

Home Environmental Health Program
Lead investigations and risk assessments have been suspended until further notice. Nursing case management services are being provided remotely. Cases will continue to be monitored.

Immunization Clinic
Clinics have been closed until further notice.

Newborn Screening
Services are being provided on a case by case basis.

Milwaukee Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Program
Services are suspended until further notice. Clients with immediate needs are receiving ongoing case management services.

Parents and Nurturing and Caring for Their Children
Home visits have been have suspended until further notice. Staff are working remotely and will be available by phone. Referrals are still being accepted.

Public Health Laboratory
There are no service reductions at this time. 

Safe Sleep Clinics
All clinics and trainings have been suspended until further notice.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Clinic
STI screening, emergency contraception, and condom distribution only. Treatment of confirmed positive results by appointment. No same day treatment.

Strong Baby Program
All in-person training and technical support have been suspended until further notice. Staff will be available remotely to provide technical support.

TB Clinic
Minimal changes to services, but clients may see a delay in scheduling appointments.

Violence Prevention
Services are being maintained, with minimal disruption. Staff are working remotely and will be available by phone.

Vital Records (Birth and Death Certificates)
Open regular hours of 8am-4:15pm for customers. Requests may still be accepted by fax or email.   

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
WIC clinics are open to provide services but no more than 10 individuals can be at the clinic. Some benefits can be provided remotely.

Coronavirus hotline

Questions about the coronavirus? Call 2-1-1 for assistance. Health professionals will answer your questions.



In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many City of Milwaukee offices currently have limited hours or are closed for walk-in services to prevent the spread of the virus. Please check the department's website for updated information regarding City services or call in advance before arriving in person.



Email askmhdCOVID@milwaukee.gov

Got COVID-19 Questions? Email MHD for Answers at askmhdCOVID19@milwaukee.gov.


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