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
07/19/2019 When the Power is Back On
When the power has been out for a period of time, it is important to determine if perishable foods are safe to eat.
07/19/2019 Public Health licensed establishments shut down during power outage on the isthmus
Due to the fire at MGE and the subsequent power outage in downtown Madison, all establishments regulated by Public Health Madison & Dane County without back up generation in the impacted area need to c
07/17/2019 Residents Advised to Stay Cool, Hydrated, and Connected during Heat Advisory
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory from 12pm Thursday thru 11pm Friday. Highs will
07/16/2019 Stretch of Hot Weather Demands Attention for Health & Safety
An extended period of hot and humid weather will mean extra precautions for residents to stay safe and healthy. “The weather forecast calls for some very warm temperatures in the coming days,” said Madison Mayor Satya Rhod
06/21/2019 Joint Statement on DHS Recommended PFOA & PFOS Standard
The City of Madison appreciates the guidance provided by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services as we work to learn more about this widespread class of chemical compounds.
06/20/2019 Children’s Free Summer Food Program Launches June 24
An innovative partnership of public and nonprofit partners is addressing food insecurity for children and families in Madison again this summer.
06/06/2019 Beach Water Quality Now Being Monitored for Summer
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) Laboratory staff monitor conditions and test water at local beaches for bacteria and blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) to determine if they
06/05/2019 Measles Can Be Serious, Are You And Your Family Protected?
Measles cases in the United States have risen steadily in 2019. More than 980 measles cases involving 26 states have now been reported, which is the highest number of cases in the United States since 1994.