Health Department Clinic Services

Every Tuesday, except for holidays, the South Milwaukee Health Department will offer certain Clinic Services.  These Services include:

 

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Blood pressure screening is done free of charge.

 

CHOLESTEROL SCREENING
There is a cost for this service based on the cost of screening supplies.  Please call for current pricing.  Included in the screening is Total Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, risk ratio and glucose level.  Fasting is not necessary for this screening.  Blood pressure screening is also done at the time of visit.

 

IMMUNIZATIONS
Immunizations are available for uninsured or under-insured individuals.  The Health Department may also provide vaccinations to children who have BadgerCare or Medicaid insurance, or if their insurance doesn’t cover vaccinations. Some vaccines may be available for adults for a fee.  Immunizations may be given by appointment only.

Click here to see the Recommended Immunization Schedule for Infants 0 to 6 years of age
Click here to see the Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children 7 to 18 years of age
Click here to see the Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults 19 and Older

 

 

TB SKIN TESTING

TB skin tests are by appointment only.  Test results must be read within 48-72 hours. There is a charge for this service, please call to schedule an appointment and for current pricing.

 

LEAD SCREENING
Testing for lead in the blood is available for uninsured children age 1-5 years.  In addition to the lead testing, information about lead poisoning and identifying lead hazards in the home is available from the Public Health Nurse.  A home lead hazard investigation is done when a child has an elevated blood lead level as mandated by the State of Wisconsin, Department of Health Services.  This service is also available upon request for a fee, for families that have a concern about lead hazards in their home.  For more information on lead poisoning, click here.


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More information may be found at:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – www.cdc.gov/vaccines
American Academy of Family Physicians – www.familydoctor.org
American Academy of Pediatrics – www.aap.org/immunization
US Food and Drug Administration – www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines