IV therapy clinic to open Third Ward location in December

Second location to better serve downtown clientele

H2O Health Hydration Oasis-Brookfield
H2O Health Hydration Oasis in Brookfield. Photo courtesy of H2O Health Hydration Oasis

Last updated on March 17th, 2020 at 01:38 pm

H2O Hydration Health Oasis will soon bring its IV infusion therapy to Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.

The clinic is slated for a December opening at 130 N. Jefferson St., taking over a 1,698-square-foot space previously home to BEST Fitness personal training.

It will be the second location for founder and owner Dr. Alia Fox, a certified anesthesiologist who opened H2O Hydration Health in 2017 at 17110 W. Greenfield Ave. in Brookfield.

The business provides hospital-grade IV hydration treatments for a range of ailments including hangovers, morning sickness, addiction, anemia, colds and flu, and cancer treatment side effects. Based on their health condition, customers choose from a list of “cocktails” packed with variations of vitamins and minerals.

“This is a service that was previously only available in the hospital or ER, but I am actually allowing the general public to access that in a much more comfortable setting,” Fox said.

She said the clinic eliminates common hurdles such as hours-long waits in the ER and steep hospital bills.

Inside H2O Health Hydration Oasis’ Brookfield clinic. Photo courtesy of H2O Health Hydration Oasis

Having attracted a number of downtown clients at H2O in Brookfield, Fox had always planned to expand downtown. She’d been eyeing the Third Ward space since May.

“We have a lot of clients who come to us from downtown, whether it’s from work at Northwestern Mutual, Johnson Controls or people who come to Milwaukee from out of state who are staying at The Pfister Hotel, The Kimpton Journeyman, Homewood Suites by Hilton,” she said.

Summerfest and other downtown Milwaukee festivals also drive traffic from festival-goers looking for an IV pick-me-up, she said.

Fox said further expansion plans could include The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin, which is becoming a hub for sports and wellness as the home base for minor league baseball team Milwaukee Milkmen.

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Maredithe has covered retail, restaurants, entertainment and tourism since 2018. Her duties as associate editor include copy editing, page proofing and managing work flow. Meyer earned a degree in journalism from Marquette University and still enjoys attending men’s basketball games to cheer on the Golden Eagles. Also in her free time, Meyer coaches high school field hockey and loves trying out new restaurants in Milwaukee.

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