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Communicable Disease

Public Health Madison and Dane County plays an important role in detecting, preventing, and controlling communicable diseases in the community. Public health staff:
  • Investigate and follow-up on all reportable communicable diseases and disease outbreaks in Dane County
  • Educate the public and notify the public about disease outbreaks
  • Assure treatment
  • Monitor disease rates and trends
  • Guide public and private strategies to prevent infections

Key Contacts
(608) 266-4821
Communicable Disease Nurse:
(608) 266-4821
STI Line:
(608) 243-0411