City of Milwaukee Health Department

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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.