01/24/2020 Public Health Madison & Dane County Implements New Initiative To Help WIC Clients with $40 Vehicle Registration Fee
A $40 vehicle registration fee for City of Madison residents is new in 2020 and was created to support the expansion of Metro Transit bus service, including the future implementation of bus rapid transit.
01/15/2020 Statement from the Office of Mayor Rhodes-Conway Regarding PFAS in Fish Tissue Samples
Earlier today the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a news release which identified fish from Starkweather Creek and Lake Monona with elevated levels of PFOS. DNR will be
01/13/2020 A Risk for Lung Cancer: Test Your Home For Radon
January is National Radon Action Month and the South Central Radon Information Center, representing Dane, Rock, and Green counties urges everyone to test their home for radon.
12/04/2019 Pet Licensing Helps All Animals
Public Health Madison & Dane County is reminding residents to purchase their annual pet licenses. The 2020 pet license year runs from January 1st to December 31st.
12/02/2019 City of Madison Begins Climate Resilience Planning with Support from University of Wisconsin
The City of Madison is partnering with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the Wisconsin Institute on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI), and UW-Extension Dane County to help make Madis
10/24/2019 Take Action to Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning
In Dane County, exposure to lead continues to be a public health challenge affecting our youth.
10/14/2019 Safe and Effective, Now is the Time for Flu Vaccination
Now is the time to get vaccinated against the flu.
10/02/2019 Public Health Urges Breast Cancer Screening for Women of Color
One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer, the second most common cancer in women, at some point in their lives.
08/02/2019 Cases of Lung Disease Reported Among Teens Who Recently Used Electronic Cigarettes
Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services confirmed 11 cases of teenagers and young adults with severe lung disease who all reported recent vaping. Seven other patients are under further investigation.
07/29/2019 Dane County Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus
Mosquitoes found in Dane County have tested positive for West Nile virus. Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) monitors mosquito traps across the county during summer months.
07/19/2019 City Update on Power Outage from Mayor Rhodes-Conway’s Press Conference
We are aware that the power outages have plagued MG&E and the City are not over. This report is to serve as a recap of the day at this point.
07/19/2019 City of Madison Update on Downtown Power Outage
The City of Madison is working to keep our community safe during this power outage. Updates will be provided as soon as information is available. Traffic Safety