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City of West Allis News

Posted on: October 6, 2021

October 6 Community Update

WEEKLY COMMUNITY UPDATE

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY WILL NOT IMPACT CITY SERVICES

City offices are open and garbage and recycling will be collected as usual next week on Indigenous Peoples’ Day (Columbus Day) which is Monday, Oct. 11. 

PUMPKINS IN THE PARK OCT. 11 

Join the West Allis Police Department and members of our community for a day of resolution and reconciliation at Pumpkins in the Park on Monday, Oct. 11 from 4 – 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 6900 W. National Ave. Pumpkins in the Park hosted is by Apostle Presbyterian Church and the West Allis Police Department, complete with free pumpkin painting, music and a picnic-style dinner. National Faith & Blue day is a collaborative effort to build bridges and break biases. 

TRICK-OR-TREAT OCT. 31

City of West Allis trick or treat will be held Sunday, Oct. 31 from 4 - 7 p.m. Leave your porch light on to let little ghouls and goblins know you're participating! 

FLU VACCINE CLINICS

West Allis Health Department will offer Community Flu Vaccine Clinics this October. 

  • Wednesday, Oct. 13 | 2 – 6 p.m. | West Allis Farmers Market (Drive-Thru Clinic) 
  • Thursday, Oct. 14 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | West Milwaukee Community Center 
  • Tuesday, Oct. 19 | 3 – 7 p.m. | West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation Center 
  • Friday, Oct. 29 | 1 – 3 p.m. | West Allis Senior Center 

These clinics are drop-in and no appointment is necessary. Open to all West Allis and West Milwaukee residents.  

Only insurances accepted: Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Forward Health.  

All children 18 and under can receive the flu vaccine at no cost. Any insurance holder who has any other insurance coverage outside of the ones listed above will have to pay by cash or check. 

PRICING 

Adults 19+ without Medicare, Medicare Advantage or Forward Health will have to pay by cash or check at any West Allis Health Department Flu Clinic.  If you have insurance but it is not listed, we recommend you research your options to see if you can find a provider that accepts your insurance (i.e. your doctor's office, Walgreens, CVS, etc.).  

Regular Dose Flu Shot = $30
High Dose Flu Shot = $60 

Call 414-302-8600 for more information or to schedule an alternate appointment during West Allis Health Department clinic hours if you cannot attend on the dates listed above. 

HEALTHCARE, HOSPITALITY, & IT JOB FAIR OCT. 18

The City of West Allis, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), Lutheran Social Services, and Employ Milwaukee are proud to partner to present Local Connect, a job fair exclusive to the IT, healthcare, and hospitality industries.   

Job seekers ages 16 and up are encouraged to attend Local Connect to learn more about opportunities in the IT, healthcare, and hospitality fields. A list of participating employers will be shared on this website and City of West Allis social media prior to this event.   

Prior to the Healthcare, Hospitality & IT Job Fair, MATC and Employ Milwaukee will offer FREE career readiness workshops for job seekers on Tuesday, October 12th from 10 am – 1 pm and Thursday, October 14th from 1 pm – 4 pm at MATC’s West Allis campus, 1200 S 71st St. The workshops will address interview and job readiness skills such as “Do’s and Don’ts,” “Dress for Success,” “Your Elevator Speech,” and will offer resume reviews for job seekers. These workshops are free and drop-in, so stop by to brush up on your job search skills and ace those interviews when you attend Hospitality Connect!  

Job seekers are encouraged to bring printed, current copies of their resumes to the Healthcare, Hospitality & IT Job Fair to share with employers.  

Please note masks are required at this event. View a list of attending employers at www.westalliswi.gov/jobfair.  

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