• 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

  • 03/22/2017 Making your Home Safe from Poisoning

    About 4,000 poisoning cases are reported in Dane County each year according to The Wisconsin Poison Center – an average of over 10 a day.

  • 03/20/2017 Dane County’s Tooth Ache

    Dane County residents are showing up by the thousands in the county’s emergency rooms and urgent care clinics because of bad teeth.  According to a report from Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) and the Oral H

  • 02/02/2017 Sales of Tobacco and Nicotine Products to Minors in Madison Hits 10 Year High

    Every year, Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) conducts unannounced compliance checks of tobacco retailers in Madison and Dane County in which underage young people under the supervision of Public Health staff

  • 02/01/2017 It´s not too Late to Get the Flu Shot

    While there has not been much flu activity reported locally yet, there is wide spread activity in many states across the country, with dozens of people reported hospitalized.    

  • 01/25/2017 Public Health Clinics Closed January 25, 2017

    Public Health Madison and Dane County WIC, Immunization, and STI clinics scheduled for today, January 25th, at our East Washington office and at the Atrium on South Park Street have been canceled due to the weather.