01/29/2019 WIC, Sexual Health, and Immunization Clinics Closed January 30 & 31
In the interest of public safety, WIC, sexual health, and immunization clinics scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday are cancelled.
01/24/2019 Extreme Cold Temperatures on the Way
Dangerously low temperatures are forecasted for much of the state, and Public Health Madison & Dane County wants to remind residents to take steps to be safe and stay warm.
01/16/2019 It’s Not Too Late to License Pets
It’s never too late to get pets licensed. The 2019 pet license year runs from January 1st to December 31st. It is a yearly requirement to license all dogs kept in Madison and Dane County that are 5 months or older.
01/09/2019 WIC Clinics Remain Open During the Shutdown
The Public Health Madison & Dane County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program continues to operate despite the federal government shutdown.
01/07/2019 Protect Your Health: Test Your House for Radon
January is National Radon Action Month and Public Health Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) urges all residents to test their homes for radon.
11/28/2018 Three weeks left to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace for 2019 coverage
Open enrollment for getting health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace (Affordable Care Act) began November 1 and ends December 15.
10/24/2018 Sandbag Disposal & Collection
Residents with sandbags have four options on how to manage them, including curbside collection that will begin on October 29.
10/23/2018 Childhood Lead Poisoning: A Public Health Concern
Lead poisoning is one of the most preventable diseases affecting children, and yet there are still children in Dane County who have high blood lead levels.
10/09/2018 Popularity of e-cigarettes and JUUL increasing among local teens
Coming in several different styles, and with many different names, one fact is clear; e-cigarettes are growing in popularity and have the potential to addict young people to nicotine.
10/08/2018 Wisconsin Well Woman Program Offers Free Breast Cancer Screenings
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives.
10/01/2018 Protect Against the Flu: Get the Flu Vaccine Now
Now is the time to plan to get your flu vaccine.
09/24/2018 Survey Shows Strong Support for a Tobacco-Free UW-Madison
A recent survey of UW-Madison students, faculty and staff shows that 8 in 10 support UW-Madison going tobacco-free, meaning