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North Shore COVID-19 Data: Click Here

Milwaukee County COVID-19 Data: Click Here

Milwaukee County COVID-19 Data Summary Reports: Click Here

Wisconsin COVID-19 Data: Click Here

United States COVID-19 Data: Click Here

For the most current information on the COVID-19, please visit the CDC or WI DHS website.   

Tested positive for COVID-19? Notify your close contacts

Community Testing Sites: Pre-register Here

Miller Park Drive-Thru Testing: 1 Brewers Way.  Monday thru Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Closed Saturday & Sunday

Milwaukee Health Department Northwest Health Center Drive-Thru Testing: 7630 W. Mill Rd. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Closed Saturday & Sunday  

Halloween 2020 Guidance: Click Here

North Shore Guidelines for a Safe, Phased Reopening: Click Here - The North Shore has moved back to Phase B of our reopening plan as of October 30th, 2020. 

Read the Health Alert and Call to Action from area local health departments October 29th, 2020.

School Guidance Page: Click Here

The following letter is being sent to the families from the area school superintendents in partnership with the Washington-Ozaukee Health Department and North Shore Health Department - read here.

For COVID-19 information in WI, check out COVID-19 Wisconsin Connect (CWC)

North Shore Health Department phone number: (414) 371-2980


IMPORTANT UPDATE for October 30:

The North Shore is moving back into Phase B of our reopening plan.

Phase B Guidelines and Phases Summary Table 

Wisconsin Southeast Region Health Alert & Call to Action 10/29/20:  Do Your Part, Stop the Spread

Walgreens locations offering COVID-19 testing: Testing is offered 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Complete a screening survey at the link provided and choose a Walgreens location to be tested at. 

COVID-19 Testing in Glendale on Tuesdays and Fridays

Where: Health Connections, Inc. 4655 N. Port Washington Rd.

When: Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am to 2pm

This is FREE drive-thru testing. No appointment needed.

Drive-Thru Community Testing Sites:

Miller Park: M-F 11am-6pm

Northwest Health Center: Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 9am-3pm

PRE-REGISTER for these sites

Tested positive for COVID-19? Help slow the spread by notifying your close contacts of their exposure.

How to notify close contacts

New Statewide 25% Limit on Indoor Gatherings:

Governor Tony Evers today directed the Department of Health Services (DHS) to issue Emergency Order #3 limiting public gatherings to no more than 25 percent of a room or building’s total occupancy. See full the order and list of exemptions here.

This directive is effective at 8 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2020, and will remain in effect until Nov. 6, 2020, and applies to any gatherings at locations that are open to the public such as stores, restaurants, and other businesses that allow public entry, as well as spaces with ticketed events. A frequently asked questions document is available for review here.

Quarantine Guidance from CDC

IMPORTANT: Pre-registration is required.

Monday, Aug. 17 | Noon - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18 | 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 | 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Please enter State Fair Park via Gate 9 located at S. 76th Street and W. Pierce Street.

The National Guard will offer 1,000 tests each day. Once 1,000 tests are reached no more will be given that day.

Gov. Evers Issues Executive Order Declaring Public Health Emergency and Requiring Face Coverings Statewide:

Read the full emergency order here.  Press Release here. FAQ here.

Local Face Mask Requirements:

Brown Deer Resolution: Click Here

Glendale Resolution and FAQ: Click Here

Shorewood Ordinance: Click Here

Whitefish Bay Ordinance and FAQ: Click Here

If you were tested at one of the National Guard testing sites and it has been 5+ days and you have not received your results, call the WI COVID-19 Results Line: 866-419-6988.

Testing at Nicolet High School has been extended to next week Monday, July 13 through Wednesday, July 15. People with signs and symptoms or that have had direct exposure to someone with COVID-19 are being prioritized. Sign up here: LINK

State epidemiologist Dr. Westergaard stresses evidence-based prevention strategies for COVID-19, especially physical distancing and mask wearing.

Watch the video here.

Registration for the COVID-19 testing at Nicolet High School Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10 is full. Continue to check the sign-up page, as people are cancelling and opening up appointments: LINK

After getting tested, follow these guidelines from the WI Department of Health Services on what to do while you wait for your results: Click Here

Visiting friends and family with higher risk for severe illness?

Watch this video from the CDC:

Click Here

The North Shore Health Department and WI National Guard are offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Nicolet High School Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10. Please register ahead of time at this LINK

For daily udpates on COVID-19 in the North Shore, read our Public Briefings released Monday through Friday: Click Here

Milwaukee County COVID-19 Weekly Epi Report for June 17 - 23: Click Here

COVID-19 Testing in Milwaukee Area: Click Here

Testing at Custer Stadium and UMOS will be closed July 2nd - 5th.

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction published Education Forward to guide school districts as they prepare for the 2020-21 school year: Click Here

Deciding to go out - Guidance from the CDC: Click Here

As communities and businesses continue to open up, you may be looking for ways to resume some daily activities as safely as possible. While there is no way to guarantee zero risk of infection, it is important to understand potential risks and take prevention measures to protect yourself and to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Guidance on Mass Gatherings from the NSHD:


UPDATE: The North Shore is now in Phase C of the reopening plan as of 6/12/20.
Read the letter on the decision to move to Phase C.
See the Phase C detailed guidelines and the chart for information on the new occupancy limits.

We highly recommend anyone present at recent protest events monitor their signs and symptoms for COVID-19 for 14 days after they attended an event. If you develops any signs, please get tested for COVID-19 and isolate at home until you know your test results.
See the list of MKE testing sites here:

The North Shore remains in Phase B of our reopening plan as of Thursday, June 4th. 

Businesses and organizations should continue to follow Phase B of the North Shore Health Department’s Guidelines for a Safe, Phased Reopening. 

Free COVID-19 drive-thru and walk up testing is now available at Custer Stadium across the street from Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education: Testing is being done by the Wisconsin National Guard. The address is 4300 W. Fairmount Ave.

Hours: Mon – Thurs  11am to 7pm; Fri– Sat  11am to 5pm; Sunday Closed

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing: The Ozaukee/Washington Public Health Department and North Shore Health Department COVID-19 Testing at Washington County Fair Park June 1-3 is full. The registration line is now closed. See here for other testing options.

DATCP released guidance for reopening different community establishments:

Reopening Pools & Water Attractions

Reopening Lodging

Reopening Restaurants

These guidelines are to be used alongside the NSHD guidelines as well as other industry specific recommendations.

The North Shore is currently in Phase B of the NSHD reopening plan as of today 5/22/20:

Beginning today, Friday, May 22, the North Shore is in Phase B of our reopening plan. Businesses and organizations should begin to reopen following Phase B of the North Shore Health Department’s Guidelines for a Safe, Phased Reopening. 

Phased Reopening Update (5/19/20):

The current order for the North Shore is set to expire at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2020. No further order will be issued at this time. All remaining businesses will be allowed to open, if they choose to, utilizing the CDC and WEDC’s Safe Business Practices and Physical Distancing and Protective Measures for staff and patrons and following the "Phase B" recommendations. See more information here.

COVID-19 Test Results:

If you were tested for COVID-19 and directed to contact the North Shore Health Department for results, please email us at to request your results. Please include your full name, date of birth and address.

5/11/20: Governor Evers and WI DHS released Emergency Order #36: Interim Order to Turn the Dial: This order allows all standalone or strip-mall based retail stores to offer in-person shopping for up to five customers at a time while maintaining required social distancing practices. Drive-in theaters are also now allowed to operate with some restrictions. The press release can be found here

This order has since been retracted.

5/11/20: COVID-19 Testing in Milwaukee: Testing will be offered on Milwaukee's north and south sides -- at the Midtown parking lot near 57th Street and Capitol Drive, and at UMOS on S. Chase Avenue near Rosedale Avenue. Testing will take place between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. seven days a week, and you do not need to make an appointment, and do not need to be showing symptoms to be tested.                 
5/6/20: Waukesha County is opening a drive-thru testing site: Waukesha County Public Health and the Waukesha County Office of Emergency Management are partnering with the Wisconsin National Guard to hold drive-thru testing at the Waukesha County Expo Center. Wisconsin residents that are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 can receive drive-thru testing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following days: Saturday, May 9; Monday, May 11; and Tuesday, May 12. You must register in advance to receive testing by calling 262-548-7626. The registration hotline will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Monday, May 6-11. For more information: Waukesha County Press Release

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