New Directions for PHMDC
Chronic disease, preventable injury and mental and emotional well-being have become critical concerns to the social and economic well-being of communities across the country. In response to changing community needs, Public Health Madison & Dane County is responding in kind, investing in what the CDC, the Institutes of Medicine, and major national funding organizations have endorsed as ways to move toward addressing the root causes of illness and disease.
Enterovrius D68 (EV-D68), An Overview
EV-D68 is a virus that causes respiratory symptoms. Its spread through parts of the midwest has been reported in the news. Its symptoms may be similar to the common cold or may be more severe.
Health Care Coverage Options for 2014
Adults with income under 100% of the federal poverty level (FPL), as well as pregnant women and most children up to 300% FPL, are eligible for Badger Care (Medicaid in Wisconsin) and they may apply at any time throughout the year.