line of health care providersWe prevent illness and injury, and provide health care services so our community is healthy and safe where they live, learn, work, and play.

For a full list of our environmental protection services visit Environmental Health.

For a full list of our health programs and services visit Health Services.

Animal Bite Reporting

We follow-up on animal bites to make sure that animals are quarantined or otherwise tested for rabies. The results of the animal quarantine or testing are shared with the bite victim and their medical provider.  
Report an animal bite

Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening

We coordinate programs that provide free or low cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and treatment for people with limited income and little or no health insurance.


We provide free immunizations to uninsured and underinsured infants, children, and adults.

Nurse Home Visiting Programs for Pregnant People

We offer two free programs for people who are pregnant and live in Dane County. Nurses provide support and information needed to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. Legal residency not required to participate. ​​​

Referral forms for our Nurse Family Partnership or Prenatal Care Coordination Program.

Oral Health

Resources for free and lower cost clinics and programs in Dane County, and a list of clinics that accept patients with developmental disabilities.

Sexual Health Clinic

We provide testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections in an inclusive, stigma-free environment for people of all ages, gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientation.


We test those at risk for tuberculosis and treat people with latent and active TB disease.

WIC Program

We work to improve the health of women, infants and children who may be nutritionally at risk by providing healthy foods, health information, and referrals to health care. Clients must meet income eligibility guidelines.

Disease Monitoring & Follow-Up

Public Health Nurses follow-up on cases of reportable communicable disease in Dane County. The public health system depends upon these reports to monitor the health of the community and to provide the basis for preventive action.

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