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Milwaukee's north side neighborhoods can access these 9 COVID-19 testing sites

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Beginning this week, the Wisconsin National Guard will be pausing COVID-19 testing at its Midtown Center. Residents of Milwaukee’s north side neighborhoods can still access diagnostic COVID-19 testing at nine area hospital systems and community health centers.

COVID-19 testing sites on Milwaukee’s north side are offered by Ascension Wisconsin, Advocate Aurora Health, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., Outreach Community Health Centers and Progressive Community Health Centers. 

Individuals will have the opportunity to speak with a nurse to:
 
·       Understand and identify COVID-19 symptoms
·       Learn what precautions to take while waiting for test results
·       Receive instructions on how to treat illness at home and keep family members safe from virus exposure
·       Help manage chronic conditions like diabetes and asthma while in isolation
·       Access medications, behavioral health services and other health care needs
·       Get connected to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, insurance coverage and other social services
 
Locations and Contact Information:
 
Milwaukee Health Services, Inc.
2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
8200 W. Silver Spring Drive
(414) 372-8080
 
Outreach Community Health Centers
210 W. Capitol Drive
(414) 727-6320
 
Progressive Community Health Centers
3522 W. Lisbon Ave.
(414) 882-2040
 
Ascension St. Joseph
5000 W. Chambers Street
(833) 981-0711
 
Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Family Health Center
1121 W. North Ave.
(833) 981-0711
 
Ascension All Saints Family Heath Center
2400 W. Villard Ave.
(833) 981-0711
 
Aurora Health Center Midtown
5818 W. Capitol Drive
(877) 819-5034
 
Froedtert North Hills Health Center
W129 N7055 Northfield Dr.
Menomonee Falls, WI, 53051
(414) 372-8080

Anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should call their healthcare provider to set up an appointment. If you do not have a provider, call 2-1-1 to find a convenient location where you can speak with a nurse about your symptoms and be tested. There are no insurance, income or immigration restrictions for receiving a COVID-19 diagnostic test. All are welcome.

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