How Wauwatosa is Prepared to Respond to COVID-19

Wauwatosa routinely plans, trains, and exercises with partner agencies on responses to pandemics or infectious diseases. We are monitoring developments related to COVID-19 as they happen. Learn about city services available online or by mail.


What we do

  • Investigate infectious and communicable diseases 
  • Promote health by providing select immunizations
  • Investigate nuisances and human health hazards
  • Prepare for public health emergencies
  • Educate on how to reduce or eliminate health risks
  • Prevent lead poisoning and rabies exposure 
  • Inspect all food establishments in Wauwatosa
  • Assess and mitigate our community's health needs
  • Conduct presentations about health topics

Even if you haven't had direct contact with us, many of the improvements that prolong life and protect health and safety in Wauwatosa are directly related to public health.

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 Public Health Scoop


  • How and where can I dispose of prescription drugs?
  • When are the Wauwatosa Health Department immunization clinics?
  • What do I need to do to obtain a food or restaurant license?
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For a Medical Emergency, Dial 9-1-1

If you have an urgent public health need during non-office hours, please call the Wauwatosa Police Department non-emergency number at (414) 471-8430, and the appropriate public health authorities will be notified.


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State of Wisconsin MCH Hotline 1-800-722-2295

Dial 7-1-1 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services

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