North Shore residents, your input is needed!

Milwaukee County is conducting a survey to better understand community health needs and priorities across Milwaukee County. By taking a few minutes to share your experiences and perspectives, you can help shape initiatives that improve community health for all.

To learn more about air quality where you live or track conditions visit:

Current air quality where you live:

Current Milwaukee area neighborhood air quality: FreshAir MKE

DHS 48-hour air quality predictions: DHS WIsconsin Air Quality Data

Learn more about Pertussis (whooping cough)

NSHD Pertussis 5-3-2024 Press Release


Learn more about radon in Wisconsin





North Shore Health News

We completed the North Shore Community Health Assessment (CHA). Click the image below to access the full report.



Our Health Officer was interviewed by Fox6 Milwaukee regarding the dangers of fentanyl:


After the Winter Storm: POWER OUTAGE


Learn more about the Monkeypox Vaccine.

New COVID-19 Vaccination
Data Dashboard

Mental Health Month – Together we can reduce stigma

Resources & Services at Rogers Behavioral Health

Milwaukee County Overdose Dashboard Press Release

Latest Effort to Transparently Share Data, Increase Accountability, and Develop Community-Wide Strategies to Improve Health


How to correctly wear and dispose of face masks

WHO Video


COVID-19 Vaccines

The updated COVID-19 vaccine has been approvedEveryone 6 months and older is now eligible and recommended to receive the updated COVID-19 vaccine. Doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccine will start arriving in Wisconsin within the coming days and will continue to be delivered over the next several weeks. 

Where can you get vaccinated? 

Check with your health insurance provider to find a doctor, clinic, or pharmacy where vaccines will be available to you, and bring your insurance information to your vaccination appointment. If you do not have health insurance, or your health insurance does not cover vaccines, there are programs that can help, including the Vaccines for Children program and Vaccines for Adults program.


Our Mission

In partnership with the communities we serve, the North Shore Health Department assures, promotes, and protects the health and safety of the people in the North Shore.

Contact NSHD

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Closed Holidays.

Please contact us at (414) 371-2980 during our regular business hours or e-mail us at [email protected]. Please leave your name, phone number and/or email. 

If you have an urgent public heath need during non-office hours, please call the Bayside Communications Center's non-emergency number at (414) 351-9900 and the appropriate public health authorities will be notified. 

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