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Beach Conditions
Public Health Madison and Dane County regularly monitors the beaches for blue-green algae and E.coli because of their potential to cause illness. For beach conditions and things to be aware of before entering the water, visit our Beaches page.
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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is currently investigating an outbreak of bloodstream infections caused by Elizabethkingia.
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Zika virus is transmitted to people by mosquitoes, through infected blood, and through sexual activity. Cases of Zika virus in the US have mostly occurred among travelers to countries where there is active spread of the disease, which is primarily in Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. County and State officials are working with health care providers to monitor Zika in Dane County.
Healthy Dane: Health and Population Data
Woman, Infant & Children Nutritional Program