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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

 

Milwaukee Health Department Hosts 20th Annual Back-to-School Health Fairs
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Milwaukee Health Department Hosts 20th Annual Back-to-School Health Fairs

Fairs to be held Friday, July 30 and Friday, August 6

Health Commissioner Kirsten Johnson Statement on the COVID-19 Vaccine
Milwaukee Health Department Hosts Vaccination Clinic before Bucks Game on June 25
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Milwaukee Health Department Hosts Vaccination Clinic before Bucks Game on June 25

Fans receiving vaccination will be eligible to win tickets to Game 2

Crush COVID Crew Hosts Virtual Information Sessions on June 29
Health Commissioner Johnson Statement on Lead Case
Milwaukee Health Department to Host Second Vaccine Clinic on June 17
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Milwaukee Health Department to Host Second Vaccine Clinic on June 17

Fans receiving vaccination will be eligible to win tickets to Game 6

City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

 

Milwaukee Health Department to Raffle Bucks Playoff Tickets with Vaccination
City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

 

City of Milwaukee Order Phase 6 Update
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City of Milwaukee Order Phase 6 Update

 

Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinic at Summerfest
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Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinic at Summerfest

 

City of Milwaukee Order Phase 6 Update
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City of Milwaukee Order Phase 6 Update

 

The City of Milwaukee Order Phase 6 Update
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The City of Milwaukee Order Phase 6 Update

 

Milwaukee Health Commissioner Names Two Senior Team Members
The City of Milwaukee Order Phase 6 Update
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The City of Milwaukee Order Phase 6 Update

 

Milwaukee Health Department Statement of Expanded Vaccine Eligibility
Statement from the Milwaukee Health Department
Milwaukee Health Department Adjusts Testing Hours at American Family Field
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Milwaukee Health Department Adjusts Testing Hours at American Family Field

Demand for Testing is Lower; Resources Redeployed to Vaccination Efforts

Milwaukee Health Department Invites Residents to Join a Virtual Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccinations
Milwaukee Health Department Modifies COVID-19 Public Health Order
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Milwaukee Health Department Modifies COVID-19 Public Health Order

Gathering Limits Eased As Disease Trends Improve

Milwaukee Health Department Winds Down Flu Vaccinations at Drive-Thru Sites
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Milwaukee Health Department Winds Down Flu Vaccinations at Drive-Thru Sites

Traditional Flu Vaccine Still Available at Other Locations

COVID-19 Trends Prompt Milwaukee Health Department to Modify Current Public Health Order
COVID-19 Testing Sites Modify Thanksgiving Week Hours
Statement Regarding Mass Shooting at Mayfair Mall
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Statement Regarding Mass Shooting at Mayfair Mall

The City of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention offers its thoughts and support to survivors, families, and staff impacted by the mass shooting at Mayfair Mall this afternoon

Statement from the Milwaukee Health Department
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Statement from the Milwaukee Health Department

 

Miller Park Testing Site Adds Saturday Hours
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Miller Park Testing Site Adds Saturday Hours

 

Contact Tracing Update from the Milwaukee Health Department
The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.2 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.2 Order Update

 

Milwaukee Health Department Offers Shuttle Service for COVID-19 Testing
The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

City of Milwaukee Hosts 2nd Annual Love Without Violence Conference during Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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City of Milwaukee Hosts 2nd Annual Love Without Violence Conference during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention and the Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to host series of events to increase awareness and engagement for domestic violence prevention.

The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

School Plans Update
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School Plans Update

 

The City of Milwaukee Health Department will continue to enforce the Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely Order as written
The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

School Plans Update
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School Plans Update

 

Business Update
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Business Update

 

The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

Introducing the City of Milwaukee Interim Commissioner of Health, Marlaina Jackson
School Plans Update
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School Plans Update

 

The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

Restaurant and Bar Covid-19 Safety Plans Drop Box Available
National Guard Testing Sites Hours Change
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National Guard Testing Sites Hours Change

 

School Plans Update
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School Plans Update

 

The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

Board of Health Statement on Dr. Kowalik’s resignation as Commissioner of Milwaukee Health Department
The City of Milwaukee Health Department Office of Violence Prevention Implores City Residents to Increase Awareness and Action for Suicide Prevention
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The City of Milwaukee Health Department Office of Violence Prevention Implores City Residents to Increase Awareness and Action for Suicide Prevention

Mayor Tom Barrett to dedicate a Proclamation in honor of September’s National Suicide Prevention and Recovery Month

Business Update
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Business Update

 

School Plans Update
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School Plans Update

 

The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

National Guard Testing Sites Shut Down in Observance of Labor Day
First Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Wisconsin in 2020
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First Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Wisconsin in 2020

State and local public health officials remind everyone to protect themselves against mosquito bites

The City of Milwaukee Health Department Collaborates with Common Ground
School Plans Update
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School Plans Update

 

The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

The City of Milwaukee Health Department Back to School Fairs
Democratic National Convention Hosts Policy Roundtable Discussion on Gun Violence in America
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Democratic National Convention Hosts Policy Roundtable Discussion on Gun Violence in America

The City of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention will participate in virtual panel regarding policies to prevent gun violence at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

School Reopening Guidance
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School Reopening Guidance

 

The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update
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The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order Update

 

More Than 220,000 Wisconsin Households to Receive Additional FoodShare Benefits for July and August in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
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More Than 220,000 Wisconsin Households to Receive Additional FoodShare Benefits for July and August in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

More Than 220,000 Wisconsin Households to Receive Additional FoodShare Benefits for July and August in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report highlights public health measures taken by the Milwaukee Health and Fire Departments, Department of Administration, Election Commission, and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services
The City of Milwaukee Phase 4 Assessment Update—One week since MKE Cares mask ordinance was passed
Isotonitazene (iso) – A new synthetic opioid discovered as powerful as fentanyl
The City of Milwaukee Phase 4 Assessment Update—MKE Cares mask ordinance in effect & clarification on school openings
Milwaukee Cares Mask Ordinance to Go into Effect July 16
The City of Milwaukee Phase 4 Assessment Update
The City of Milwaukee Phase 4 Assessment Update
The City of Milwaukee Moves Forward into Phase 4 of its COVID-19 Orders
The City of Milwaukee Moves to Phase 3 of COVID-19 Orders
Milwaukee Health Department Launches “ASKMHD”
New Hours for National Guard Testing Sites
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New Hours for National Guard Testing Sites

 

Milwaukee Health Department Northwest Health Clinic Hours Have Changed
Milwaukee Health Department launches campaign to increase awareness around COVID-19 and best practices for staying healthy
Order of the City of Milwaukee Commissioner of Health Imposing a City-Wide “Stay-At-Home” Requirement to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19
Second Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case Discovered in the City of Milwaukee
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Second Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case Discovered in the City of Milwaukee

Milwaukee Public Schools and the City of Milwaukee Health Department to give update

First Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case Confirmed in the City of Milwaukee
Milwaukee Health Department issues guidelines for travel and mass gatherings
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Milwaukee Health Department issues guidelines for travel and mass gatherings

Residents encouraged to avoid non-essential travel, events with more than 250 people

Public Health Officials Announce New Guidance for Travelers in Response to COVID-19
City of Milwaukee Health Department Services for Thanksgiving Holiday
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Services for Thanksgiving Holiday

Regular hours and services will resume on Monday, December 2nd.

City of Milwaukee offers its Support to Camille Mays and Family
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City of Milwaukee offers its Support to Camille Mays and Family

The Health Department’s Office of Violence Prevention calls on the community to come together for justice in this case and an end gun violence in our city.

Board of Health Announces New President and Vice President
Milwaukee awarded $5.6 million HUD grant to protect children and families from lead hazards in the home
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Milwaukee awarded $5.6 million HUD grant to protect children and families from lead hazards in the home

City of Milwaukee identified as a priority area to address lead and other home health hazards

Violence Prevention Director to testify on Capitol Hill regarding the city’s efforts to combat gun violence
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Violence Prevention Director to testify on Capitol Hill regarding the city’s efforts to combat gun violence

Reggie Moore, Director of the City of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention will testify in front of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

City of Milwaukee Health Department Urges Residents to Stop Using Vaping Products
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Urges Residents to Stop Using Vaping Products

Severe pulmonary disease has been discovered among teens and adults who reported vaping

DATCP and City of Milwaukee Health Department Suspend Meat and Food Processing at Outpost Natural Foods
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DATCP and City of Milwaukee Health Department Suspend Meat and Food Processing at Outpost Natural Foods

Insanitary conditions were discovered during a routine inspection and ready-to-eat products tested positive for Salmonella.

City of Milwaukee Health Department Reminds Residents to Stay Safe in Hot Weather
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Reminds Residents to Stay Safe in Hot Weather

Residents are advised to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed

City of Milwaukee Health Department Announces Dates and Locations for 18th Annual Back-to-School Health Fairs
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Announces Dates and Locations for 18th Annual Back-to-School Health Fairs

Health fairs to be held August 2nd at Washington High School and August 9th at Journey House

First Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in the City of Milwaukee
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First Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in the City of Milwaukee

Health officials remind residents to continue to take precautions into summer season

City of Milwaukee Health Department Urges Precaution as Measles Activity Continues
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Urges Precaution as Measles Activity Continues

Residents reminded that it’s not too late for measles vaccine

City of Milwaukee Health Department Marks National Public Health Week 2019
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Marks National Public Health Week 2019

Public invited to participate in daily events and learn about services and programs

City of Milwaukee Health Department Welcomes New Health Communications Officer
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Welcomes New Health Communications Officer

"I’m elated that Dr. Diamond Hanson is our new Health Communications Officer."

City of Milwaukee Health Department Reminds Residents to Take Precautions as Temperatures Drop
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Reminds Residents to Take Precautions as Temperatures Drop

Cold temperatures and wind chills predicted, residents reminded to take seasonal precautions

City of Milwaukee Health Department Offers Free Flu Vaccines
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Offers Free Flu Vaccines

Health officials issue reminder that it’s not too late to get vaccinated

City of Milwaukee Health Department Launches K2 Public Awareness Campaign
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Launches K2 Public Awareness Campaign

Campaign efforts highlight the dangers of K2, or synthetic marijuana

City’s Office of Violence Prevention Partners with Community Campaign to Call for an End to Gun Violence
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City’s Office of Violence Prevention Partners with Community Campaign to Call for an End to Gun Violence

Campaign efforts promote pride and peace throughout the Milwaukee community; empower residents

City of Milwaukee Continues to See Hospitalizations Related to K2
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City of Milwaukee Continues to See Hospitalizations Related to K2

Health officials urge residents to stop using K2 or other synthetic cannabinoids

City of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Takes Community Approach to End Violence in Milwaukee
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City of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Takes Community Approach to End Violence in Milwaukee

Community-led safety strategy sessions to take action against a deadly August

Health Commissioner McManus Made Adjustments to City’s STIs Clinic for Protection of Community
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Health Commissioner McManus Made Adjustments to City’s STIs Clinic for Protection of Community

City of Milwaukee Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia McManus recently discovered that registered nurses were performing services at the Keenan Health Center’s STIs clinic that were outside of their scope of practice.

City of Milwaukee Health Department Reports Mosquitos Test Positive for West Nile Virus
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Reports Mosquitos Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Health official remind county residents to take precaution to prevent mosquito bites this summer

Severe Bleeding Cases Linked to K2 Rapidly Rise in Milwaukee
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Severe Bleeding Cases Linked to K2 Rapidly Rise in Milwaukee

Health officials issue warning to the public about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids

City of Milwaukee Health Department Laboratory to Offer Garden Soil Screening  to the Public for Lead and Nutrients
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Laboratory to Offer Garden Soil Screening to the Public for Lead and Nutrients

Residents are reminded of lead in soil hazards and encouraged to get soil screened for upcoming gardening season

National Water Expert Retracts Criticism of City Health Department
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National Water Expert Retracts Criticism of City Health Department

This letter is written as an addendum and correction to my July 11, 2017 communication.