With school season already around the corner, Mayor Tom Barrett and the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) have announced that the City’s 15th annual Back-to-School Health Fairs will be held Friday, Aug. 7, at North Division High School (1011 W. Center St.) and Friday, Aug. 14, at Bradley Tech High School (700 S. 4th […]
As high heat indices are predicted for Saturday, July 18, the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) is reminding community members to exercise caution. To prevent heat-related illness or death, the MHD advises citizens to take the following precautions recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Stay Cool Slow down. limit physical […]
Medication disposal boxes have been installed at Milwaukee Police Department locations and the Milwaukee Municipal Court.
More than 1,000 Milwaukee residents may soon be contacted to participate in an important phone survey assessing the health of the community. Sponsored every three years by the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) and local health systems, the community health survey gathers information on the health-related behaviors from anonymous, randomly selected residents. The responses, […]
With the final deadline to purchase health care coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace quickly approaching, Mayor Tom Barrett, the Milwaukee Enrollment Network (MKEN), and the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) are reminding area residents that resources for enrollment assistance are available. “There are just two weeks left to purchase private health care coverage […]
As flu activity continues to increase statewide, the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) is reminding all city residents that it’s not too late to get the flu vaccine. Cases of influenza have been confirmed statewide, now hospitalizing more than 100 individuals in the city of Milwaukee alone. “This is the time of year when […]