01/08/2018 Protect Your Health: Test Your House For Radon
In recognition of National Radon Action Month, Public Health Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) urges all residents to test their homes for radon.
12/18/2017 Madison Community Leaders Call on the Trump Administration to Protect Public Health
Today, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi, and other community leaders gathered to call on the Trump administration to maintain federal clean car standards.
12/18/2017 Madison Community Leaders Call On The Trump Administration To Protect Public Health
On Monday, December 18th at 10:30am, the Sierra Club will be joined by Madison Mayor Paul Soglin, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi, and other community leaders to call on the Trump administration to mainta
12/05/2017 It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot
Influenza (the flu) has not hit peak season yet in Wisconsin, and there is still time to get a flu shot to prevent becoming sick. Typically, we see peak flu activity in January or February in our area.
11/01/2017 Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplace (Obamacare) Starts Today: Help is Available!
Open Enrollment for getting health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace (Affordable Care Act) begins today, November 1st, and ends December 15.
10/17/2017 Wisconsin Well Woman Program Offers Free Breast Cancer Screenings
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives.
10/10/2017 Flu Season Has Arrived—Are You Protected?
Influenza is getting an early start in Wisconsin and now is the time to get vaccinated. Anyone can get influenza, and it can be a serious illness that may cause hospitalization and death.
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.