Sun. Jun 16th, 2024
Health departments in West Allis and Greenfield to merge

The City of Greenfield and the City of West Allis have announced a merging of their health departments. The newly combined health department will be known as the Southwest Suburban Health Department and will serve both cities for a term of five years.

The Greenfield Health Department and the West Allis Health Department will now operate under the umbrella of the Southwest Suburban Health Department. The creation of this joint department was approved by the Greenfield and West Allis Common Councils through an intergovernmental agreement.

Funding for the Southwest Suburban Health Department will be provided mutually by the City of West Allis and the City of Greenfield. Additionally, the department will receive grants from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services to support its operations.

According to Dan Devine, mayor of West Allis, this merger will allow for a more strategic and effective approach to serving the communities of both cities. By combining resources, the new department will be able to provide more robust services to the public, including improved efficiency and communication. Michael Neitzke, mayor of Greenfield, expressed his excitement for the introduction of the new department and emphasized that the merger will streamline the delivery of health services to all residents.

By Aiden Nguyen

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