The West Allis Health Department will provide community leadership to protect and promote the health of all people in West Allis.
Through services based on prevention, education, equity and continuity of care, create an environment dedicated to optimizing the health of all people in West Allis.
The Health Department is committed to ensuring the health of West Allis residents by providing these services:
Public Health Nurses and Community Health Screening Technicians provide health screenings, counseling, communicable disease control, and referral to community resources, in a variety settings for infants, children and adults
Dental health services
Health Educators offer health care education programs on a variety of topics
Environmental health services include compliance inspections, complaint investigations, and lead poisoning prevention
Restaurant or other food impacted by fire, sewage failure, and/or electrical or water supply interruption
Compromised public drinking water supply
In the event of an after-hours public health emergency, call Police Dispatch at 414-302-8000 (or 911 in an emergency). Why does the West Allis Health Department need this information? The West Allis Health Department is required by law to report and investigate events that may affect the public's health. This is why it is important for us to hear from you when you suspect an uncommon illness or event. Learn more about the Health Department's requirements.
The Health Department provides staff support for the Board of Health. Staff support for the Commission on Aging is provided by the Health Department's Senior Center.
Many health programs are funded through grants provided by the State of Wisconsin, Department of Health and Social Services.