How Can I Access Free Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Dane County? posted
July 12, 2023
In 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court eliminated safe and legal abortion access in Wisconsin. The decision has created new barriers to receiving critical reproductive healthcare in Dane County. We are working to fill the gaps by increasing options for pregnancy prevention and providing all-options
Our 2022 Annual Report posted
April 4, 2023
Proudly presenting our 2022 Annual Report!
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Public Health Authority to Issue Orders to Suppress Communicable Diseases posted
July 8, 2022
We are pleased with the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the ability of local health officials to issue orders to protect the public in health emergencies.
Public Health Madison & Dane County Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Abortion Rights posted
June 24, 2022
We at Public Health Madison & Dane County are devastated by the Supreme Court decision to dismantle the constitutional protection of the right to have an abortion.
Celebrating Black Maternal Health Week posted
April 14, 2022
In celebration of the week, we thought we would share a few services we offer to help support maternal and child health in our community.
Thank You Tour: Moving Forward Together posted
March 14, 2022
Today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) kicked off its statewide “Thank you” tour in Madison at the Alliant Energy Center.
When a Dog Bites: How We Investigate to Prevent Further Aggression posted
March 9, 2022
Aggression is the most serious behavior problem in dogs. Learn what our Animal Services Team does when a dog bites, and how they work to prevent further aggression.
Our 2021 Annual Report posted
March 2, 2022
It’s with great pleasure we present our 2021 Annual Report!
Aurielle Smith Recognized by the de Beaumont Foundation as a Leader in Public Health posted
September 15, 2021
This week, the de Beaumont Foundation released its new list of the “40 Under 40 in Public Health”, and we’re excited to share that one of our own is among those being honored.
Day in the Life: Beach Testing posted
July 19, 2021
Germs and bacteria: they’re the last things we want to worry about when we head out for a day at the beach. That’s why Public Health monitors beach water quality daily during the summer months and it’s no easy task! We’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at our Microbiology lab team and the work