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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week decreased to 160.8 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results decreased to 12% and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. Additionally, based on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Milwaukee County moved into the Medium COVID-19 Community Level.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Available for Everyone Six Months and Older

MILWAUKEE – Following the approvals and recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including endorsement by Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) is excited to announce pediatric Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for everyone 6 months of age and older will be available at all MHD COVID-19 vaccination sites beginning Thursday, June 23.
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Issues Heat Health Advisory for June 21

MILWAUKEE – The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) and Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in conjunction with the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat Health Advisory for Tuesday, June 21 from 12 to 7 p.m. in Southeastern Wisconsin. The NWS forecast indicates the Heat Index values of 100 to 105 degrees are expected across the area on Tuesday afternoon and again on Wednesday afternoon.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week decreased to 198.3 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results decreased to 13% and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. Additionally, based on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Milwaukee County remains in the High COVID-19 Community Level.
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City of Milwaukee Health Department Issues Heat Health Advisory

MILWAUKEE – The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) and Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in conjunction with the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat Health Advisory for Tuesday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 15 in Southeastern Wisconsin. The NWS forecast indicates the Heat Index values of 100 to 105 degrees are expected across the area on Tuesday afternoon and again on Wednesday afternoon.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week is 251.8 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results increased to 14.1% and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. Additionally, based on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Milwaukee County remains in the High COVID-19 Community Level.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week decreased slightly to 233.8 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results increased to 13.4% and moved into the “extreme transmission” category. Additionally, based on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Milwaukee County moved into the High COVID-19 Community Level.
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Milwaukee Violence Prevention Leaders Encourage Participation in Wear Orange Weekend

MILWAUKEE – Mayor Cavalier Johnson issued a proclamation declaring June 3, 2022 as National Gun Violence Awareness Day in the city of Milwaukee. National Gun Violence Awareness Day kicks off Wear Orange Weekend, which runs June 3 – 5, 2022. This weekend is dedicated to honoring the lives of those affected by gun violence and elevating the voices of those demanding an end to gun violence.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week decreased to 239.1 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results decreased to 12.8% and moved into the “extreme transmission” category. Additionally, based on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Milwaukee County moved into the High COVID-19 Community Level.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week increased to 270.9 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “extreme transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results is 13.3% and moved into the “extreme transmission” category. Additionally, based on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Milwaukee County moved into the High COVID-19 Community Level.
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City of Milwaukee Mask Advisory

On May 19, 2022, Milwaukee County moved into the CDC’s “high” level of COVID-19 community spread. This level is based on three indicators: new cases per 100,000 people in the last seven days, new hospital admissions with COVID-19 per 100,000 people in the last seven days, and percent of inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients.
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Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Hosts Community Call to Action Meeting

MILWAUKEE – Violence in Milwaukee leaves an indelible mark on individuals, families, and communities. The city is in a critical time as a continued, astronomical rise in homicides, non-fatal shootings, reckless driving, suicides, and overdoses is exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time of crisis, intentional coordination is imperative to build capacity around addressing these concerns.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week increased to 213.2 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and moved into the “extreme transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results is 10.6% and moved into the “high transmission” category. Additionally, based on CDC guidelines, Milwaukee County remains in the Medium COVID-19 Community Level.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week increased to 147.4 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “high transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results is 8.1% and moved into the “substantial transmission” category. Additionally, based on CDC guidelines, Milwaukee County moved into the Medium COVID-19 Community Level.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week increased to 117.8 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and moved into the “high transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results increased to 6.6% and moved into the “moderate transmission” category. Based on the new CDC guidelines, Milwaukee County remains in the low COVID-19 Community Level. Currently, 64.4% of city of Milwaukee adults 16 years and older are fully vaccinated.
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Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Seeks Applicants for ReCAST Summer of Healing

MILWAUKEE – Applications are now open for the City of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention Resiliency in Community after Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) Program’s Summer of Healing Project. Organizations chosen will receive between $25,000 and $50,000 in funding for summer programs supporting youth and their families who reside in the Milwaukee priority neighborhoods identified in the Blueprint for Peace and have experienced or are at risk of trauma.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week increased t0 60.7 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and moved into the “substantial transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results is 4.5% and remains in the “low transmission” category. Additionally, based on the new CDC guidelines, Milwaukee County remains in the low COVID-19 Community Level.
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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE – The disease burden in the City of Milwaukee this week is 40.7 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “moderate transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 test results is 2.7% and remains in the “low transmission” category. Additionally, based on the new CDC guidelines, Milwaukee County remains in the low COVID-19 Community Level.
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