Milwaukee COVID wastewater testing dashboard launched

Jan 24, 2024


MILWAUKEE - The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) has launched an online dashboard for COVID-19 wastewater testing.

The new dashboard utilizes wastewater data to detect COVID-19 trends ahead of clinical settings, shifting away from monitoring individual cases.

According to a news release, in collaboration with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD), MHD is conducting COVID-19 testing in wastewater, with results uploaded to the new dashboard. Laboratories can assess the virus's concentration in wastewater based on collection sites (or sewersheds), providing insight into changes in COVID-19 cases.

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