Updated 5/27/2020 at 9:30am.
There is a novel type of coronavirus (COVID-19) that has spread to over 100 countries. Governor Evers declared this a Public Health Emergency in Wisconsin on March 12, 2020.
Visit the CDC website for information about COVID-19 basics.
Public Health Madison & Dane County released Forward Dane, a plan for the phased reopening of Dane County. Forward Dane includes metrics we will use to guide our gradual reopening of Dane County and lays out what requirements will be in place during each reopening phase.
Anyone can now be tested for COVID-19. A community testing site is now available at the Alliant Energy Center. See our testing page for more information.
Read our recommendations and guidance for ways to stay safe and healthy. Our FAQ page has additional information for common questions about finding services, how to help, and more. See past news releases on our news page.