Today, Mayor Tom Barrett and the City of Milwaukee Health Department announced Milwaukee’s 2016 infant mortality data and simultaneously released the 2012-2015 Fetal Infant Mortality Review report.
In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the City of Milwaukee Health Department and community partners are hosting free, confidential testing and resources on Tuesday, February 7 from 1-6 p.m. at Hillside Terrace Family Resource Center (1452 N. 7th St., Milwaukee).
Today, Mayor Tom Barrett and the city’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative, led by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, released the city’s 2015 teen birth rates, showing progress toward the city’s goal to reduce teen births by another 50 percent by 2023.
On Tuesday, October 25, Mayor Tom Barrett and Commissioner of Health Bevan K. Baker rolled up their sleeves at Neighborhood House of Milwaukee to get their seasonal flu vaccinations and share a message that your best shot at preventing the flu is to get the flu shot.
On Thursday, October 6, Mayor Tom Barrett and Health Commissioner Bevan K. Baker gathered with leaders from the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County and the health system members of the Milwaukee Health Care Partnership – Aurora Health Care, Ascension Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin […]
During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the City of Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is bringing attention to an issue that affects far too many victims through local activities and events to raise awareness and support those affected by domestic violence.
From push-ups and chin-ups to karate kicks and more, Milwaukee’s Strong Baby campaign has celebrated its miniature stars’ acts of strength for a very serious cause. On September 28, Mayor Tom Barrett and Commissioner of Health Bevan K. Baker were joined by partners from the Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families at United Way of Greater […]
Mayor Tom Barrett and Commissioner of Health Bevan K. Baker invite the community to get to know the City of Milwaukee Health Department at open house events to be held Friday, September 9, at the City of Milwaukee Southside Health Center (1639 S. 23rd St.) and Friday, September 16, at the City of Milwaukee Northwest […]
The Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault joins the community in mourning the senseless death of three-month-old Sean Flowers III. We share the sentiment of Mr. Joey Griffin, one of the courageous bystanders who attempted to save the infant, who said, “We all lost. We all lost this one.” Our community feels a […]
The City of Milwaukee Health Department was awarded $10,000 from the Wisconsin Division of Public Health to improve environmental public health in Milwaukee by implementing a smoking cessation initiative called Smoke Free Homes for Healthy Babies. According to the 2015 Milwaukee County Environmental Health Profile, 10.1% of babies born in Milwaukee County between 2011 and […]