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The cities of Greenfield and West Allis have announced the merger of their health departments to form the Southwest Suburban Health Department. This new organization will serve both cities for a period of five years, with an intergovernmental agreement approved by the Greenfield and West Allis Common Councils establishing the department.

The Greenfield Health Department and West Allis Health Department will now operate under the name Southwest Suburban Health Department. The merger will allow for increased efficiency, better communication, and more robust services for the public within these jurisdictions.

The mission of the Southwest Suburban Health Department is to improve the health and wellbeing of Wisconsinites through education and disease prevention, while promoting diversity, connection, and partnership. Dan Devine, mayor of West Allis, expressed his excitement about the collaborative relationship between the two departments and the creation of this new department. Similarly, Michael Neitzke, mayor of Greenfield, highlighted the streamlined and focused delivery of community and environmental health services that will be offered to all residents served by the new department.

This merger is expected to result in cost savings for both cities as well as increased collaboration on public health initiatives. The Southwest Suburban Health Department will also receive grants from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services to further support its operations.

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