Newly Merged Health Departments Bring Improved Efficiency, Communication and Outcomes to Greenfield and West Allis

Health departments in West Allis and Greenfield to merge

The newly merged health departments of Greenfield and West Allis will now operate under the Southwest Suburban Health Department. This joint department was approved by both cities through an intergovernmental agreement, and will serve both communities for five years. Funding for the new department will be provided by both cities, as well as grants from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services.

According to Dan Devine, mayor of West Allis, the 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, shared his excitement for the introduction of the new department and emphasized that the merger will streamline the delivery of health services to all residents.

The Southwest Suburban Health Department will focus on improving the health and well-being of residents through education, disease prevention, and promoting diversity, connection, and partnership. With this new approach, both cities can expect to see improved health outcomes for their residents.

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