Some of the regular work our department does involves inspecting and licensing restaurants, hotels, motels, and body art facilities to reduce the occurrence of illness, and our sanitarians develop close working relationships with these establishments.
We planned for this moment, but it’s still difficult. From the beginning of our response, months ago, our staff have relentlessly strategized, coordinated, and used all of our best public health tools to stem the tide of COVID-19’s aggressive and destructive spread.
As the prevalence of coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world increases, we are using the best information we have to take proactive steps to protect the health of our community. We know that our recommendations have a tremendous impact on peoples’ lives, but this is a critical moment to slow the
The 2020 census is coming in mid-March. Sent to households every 10 years, making sure that everyone in Dane County is counted in the census is crucial to political representation, federal and state funding, and to public health.
While we may think of food pantries and free meal sites around the holidays, the reality is that a number of households in Dane County, many of them with children, struggle to put food on the table all year long. When a household is food secure, it means that they have regular, guaranteed access to