City of Milwaukee Health Department

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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.

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.