Milwaukee Health Department Archives

Introducing the City of Milwaukee’s new interim Commissioner of Health, Marlaina Jackson

September 24, 2020

We are proud to introduce our next Interim Commissioner of Health, Marlaina Jackson. Commissioner Jackson will serve as the next City of Milwaukee Commissioner of Health effective at 12:00 midnight on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. This term will be in effect until the next commissioner is nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common… [Read More]

City of Milwaukee Health Department hosts back to school health fairs

September 3, 2020

On Monday, August 31, 2020, the City of Milwaukee Health Department hosted its annual “Back-to-School Fair” at four different locations in Milwaukee. At this location, Hopkins Lloyd School, 1503 W. Hopkins St., students were given school supplies, book bags, masks, and hand sanitizer along with community education materials. The Health Department partnered with United Way… [Read More]

Commissioner Kowalik will return to Washington D.C. to join renowned health policy organization

September 3, 2020

Dr. Jeanette Kowalik has been the Commissioner of Health for the City of Milwaukee since September 2018. She returned to her hometown to help the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) during a time of crisis. During her tenure, she was able to stabilize the health department, reorganize and reconnect the city to community, regional… [Read More]