What We Do
Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. is an independent, non-profit Federally–Qualified Community Health Center, (FQHC). MHSI provides a comprehensive range of primary medical, dental, podiatry, and behavioral healthcare, in addition to a limited number of specialty services. We have experience serving low-income populations since 1989. MHSI is committed to removing barriers and improving health outcomes to promote quality of life and reducing disparities among racial and ethnic communities.
MHSI is governed by a Board of Directors, a majority of whom are actual users of our services provided at the health centers. Our providers are highly qualified. MHSI is pleased to have recruited the most compassionate providers to serve in our community. We encourage patients and their families to be actively involved in their healthcare. Working as a team, our goal is for you and your family to receive the best health outcomes. In addition, MHSI supports programs that serve the needs of our communities holistically. Only treating the disease is not enough. We must expand our efforts in a way that will enable us to teach, prevent, employ, build, influence and prosper in a way that helps strengthen stronger communities. In essence, become a community health center of first choice for our patients, families and communities.
Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. is an FTCA Deemed facility.
Services are available for the care of all ages. Services are provided by physicians, family nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
X-Ray & Mammography support diagnostic services allow our medical staff to take the best possible care of our patients. Our pharmacy offers a full range of medication by filling prescriptions patients will support the mission and vision of our centers to deliver quality medical care to the community.
Medical diagnoses and treatment decisions depend on timely and accurate test results. That’s why we offer the convenience on-site laboratory services. Our laboratory professionals work to ensure that you receive the tests you need at a time that’s convenient for you.
Behavioral Health Services provides counseling for adults, teens, and children. Individual or group therapy sessions are available. Medication management may also be available.
The EIP program provides services to person and families infected with HIV. Services are provided by physicians and registered nurses. Counseling/ testing and medical/ social services are available.
Provide comprehensive primary dental care 5 days per week. Emergency services are available during regular business hours.
Pediatric and newborn care is available for all children under the age of 19. Physicals, routine screenings for lead, vision/hearing and immunizations are available.
Podiatric Medicine involves the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle.
The WIC program provided supplemental food and nutrition information for pregnant mothers, breastfeeding women, infants, and children under the age of 5.
March is National Nutrition Month. It is a time to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Here are some things you and your family can do this month to be healthy!!!
- Try a new fruit or vegetable each week.
- Plan to eat more meals together as a family.
- Always have water available: make sure that there’s always water ready and waiting for you to drink.
- Visit the Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market at the Mitchell Park Domes (open every Saturday in March from 9:00am-1:00pm)
- Stroll around the Urban Ecology Center at Washington or Riverside Park
For more ideas about how to get involved in National Nutrition Month visit www.eatright.org