07/11/2017 Now is the Time to Schedule Back to School Shots
Even though the new school year is still a long way off, now is the time to make sure kids are up to date on their immunizations. State law requires certain immunizations for children in schools and daycares.
06/14/2017 Dane County Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) reports that a dead bird found in Dane County has West Nile virus.
06/08/2017 Public Health Works to Keep Swimming Water Safe
No one wants a day at the beach or pool to make them sick.
06/06/2017 City works with REAP Food Group, Madison Metropolitan School District, Madison Parks, Public Health Madison & Dane County to provide free summer meal sites.
An innovative partnership is addressing food insecurity for children and families in Madison again this summer.
05/24/2017 With Spring, Comes Mosquitoes
With the arrival of spring, warmer weather and recent rain, we can expect that mosquitoes will start to become a nuisance.
05/15/2017 When a Dog Bites
Since the beginning of 2017, Animal Services of Public Health Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) has responded to over 100 animal bite incidents. The vast majority of these bites are from dogs.
05/04/2017 Make Sure Your Family Has Received the Measles Vaccination
Madison WI, May 4, 2017-- With recent news of a measles outbreak in Minnesota, Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) encourages families to make sure they have received their measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) immu
05/03/2017 Deer Ticks Abundant in Dane County, Cause More Than Lyme Disease
Madison WI – May 3, 2017 – Spring is the beginning of peak tick season, and with our recent warm weather, they’ve gotten an early start.
04/26/2017 Four Area Health Care Providers Recognized for Efforts to Vaccinate Children
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Public Health Madison & Dane County are pleased to announce that four area clinics have been given a “BigShot” award for their efforts to vaccinate children against
04/20/2017 Public Health Reminds Older Adults to Get Needed Immunizations
Adults need immunizations too and Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) wants to make sure adults get the immunizations they need to stay healthy.
04/03/2017 “I Am Public Health”
National Public Health Week is April 2-8. In celebration of this week, Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) is releasing a series of five short videos, titled “I Am Public Health,” showcasing five public health
03/29/2017 Dane County among Healthiest Counties in Wisconsin’s Health Rankings
Dane County ranked 7th out of 72 counties for health outcomes, according to the annual County Health Rankings, released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population