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CLPPP Progress Reports

Collection of published MHD CLPPP Progress Reports.

Guidelines for Clinicians

Guidelines for medical professionals based on blood lead level results.

Guidelines for Contractors

Guidelines for contractors preforming lead-related work while in the City of Milwaukee.

Home Environmental Health

Description of this award-winning program along with supporting materials.

Know the Sources of Lead

Information on the sources of lead in your home and ways to prevent exposure to your children.


Overview information for the City of Milwaukee Health Department's Public Health Lab.

Lead Poisoning Facts

Information about lead and lead poisoning.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Data & Reports

Recent data reflecting the success of our Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, along with special reports on lead poisoning issues in Milwaukee and Wisconsin.

Lead Program - Milwaukee Community Capacity Project

Project description, partners, and outcomes.

Lead Testing Recommendations

Recommended lead testing guidelines for children and answers to frequently asked questions on testing.

Leadership Team

Bios, pictures, and contact links for those in leadership positions at theCity of Milwaukee Health Department.

Lead-Safe Home Improvement

Safe cleaning and remodeling procedures in lead-tainted homes.

Legal Toolkit for Public Health Professionals

Comprehensive guide providing information on legal issues surround public health and sample legal forms for various public health legal actions.

Let's Move! Milwaukee

The home site for Milwaukee's Let's Move initiative. Check out our activities and get moving!

Licensing Inspections and Food Safety

The goal of the Milwaukee Health Department's Consumer Environmental Health group is to improve the overall quality and safety of consumer products and services in Milwaukee.

L-SIP (Laboratory System Improvement Program)

Main page for the City of Milwaukee Health Lab's Laboratory System Improvement Program.

What Can Parents Do?

An easy guide to things parents can do to prevent lead poisoning in their children.

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Important Partner Links

Winter Weather Safety

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Winter Weather page

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Winter Weather page

Warming Centers

Adullam Family Warming Center

3033 North 30th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210
Must call 211 for entry
Serves families with children
7:00pm to 7:00am (guests must arrive by 8:00pm) when temperature is 15 degrees or below

Benedict Center
209 West Orchard Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Serves single women in the sex trade
Monday - Friday: 6:00pm to 7:30am
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00pm to 7:30am

Divine Intervention (Ministry to the Homeless)
Tippecanoe Church
125 West Saveland Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Call 211 for entry
Serves single adults age 18 and older
6:00pm to 8:00am

Greater New Birth Warming Center
8237 West Silver Spring Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Call 211 for entry or walk-in 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Serves single adults
7:00pm to 7:00am when temperature is 15 degrees or below

Guest House of Milwaukee
1216 North 13th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Must call 211 for entry
Serves single men age 18 and older
Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Repairers of the Breach
1335 West Vliet Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Open Monday - Saturday 7:00am to 4:00pm as a day shelter
Reopens for overnight shelter at 8:00pm when the temperature is 20 degrees or below, but guests must arrive no later than 10:00pm
Walk-ins welcome

Salvation Army
Multiple locations, walk-in or call 211 for entry:

1645 North 25th Street, Milwaukee
Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 4:00pm

4129 West Villard Avenue, Milwaukee
Sunday: 10:00am to noon
Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 4:00pm

2900 West Coldspring Road, Greenfield
Monday - Thursday: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 1:00pm

8853 South Howell Avenue, Oak Creek
Monday - Friday: 6:00am to 6:00pm

St. Ben's Community Meal
924 West State Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Serves single adults age 18 and older
Walk-ins welcome any time during open hours
8:00pm to 8:00am