Tuesday, November 24

Coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19

What you need to know now about COVID-19 in Milwaukee

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that is spreading in the Milwaukee community. It is spread through droplets in the air from people coughing or sneezing and can also live on surfaces like cardboard for 24 hours or on plastic for up to 3 days.

Stop COVID-19 spread by:

  • Staying home with your family
  • Washing your hands and surfaces often
  • Keeping 6 feet or more away from others in public spaces
  • Do not meet in groups of any size
  • Covering your nose/mouth with mask/cloth
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MKE Cares Mask Ordinance
Effective Thursday, July 16, 2020

The Milwaukee Common Council adopted an ordinance requiring that all persons wear face coverings in public spaces, indoors and outdoors.

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Questions about the Coronavirus? Call 2-1-1 for assistance.

Review your symptoms

Use the CDC’s self-checker to help make decisions and seek appropriate medical care regarding COVID-19.

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Call first about testing

Call your healthcare provider or call 2-1-1 if you have symptoms to determine if you need a test.

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Wash for 20 seconds

Wash hands often with soap and water – 20 seconds or longer (or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol).

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Practice social distancing

If you are around other people, keep 6 feet away. Avoid hugs, handshakes, large gatherings and close quarters. 

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The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) continues to closely monitor an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) Coronavirus (COVID-19).

As of July 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., there are 14,318 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 259 deaths in the city of Milwaukee. 

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MHD – COVID-19 Testing flyer 

FREE COVID-19 Testing Open to the public. Walk up or drive up. Mon-Thurs 11am-7pm, Fri-Sat 11am-5pm, Closed Sunday. UMOS, 2701 S. Chase Ave. and Custer Stadium, 4300 W. Fairmount Ave. 

Northside Testing Sites

Map of COVID-19 Testing Sites 
Anyone with symptoms should request to be tested. Try your primary care doctor first.



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