On Friday, June 2, Public Health Madison & Dane County is hosting a Wear Orange rally raising awareness about the urgent need to end gun violence.
“Wear Orange” Rally Unites Community in Fight against Gun Violenceposted
Overdose Spike Alert: Risk of Drug Overdose Increased in Dane Countyposted
Public Health Madison & Dane County is issuing a public health alert due to an increase, or spike, in drug overdoses in our community.
Blue-Green Algae Bloom Closes Spring Harbor Beachposted
On Wednesday, Public Health Madison & Dane County closed Spring Harbor beach for swimming due to a large blue-green algae bloom.
May is Mental Health Awareness Monthposted
One in five adults in the U.S.
Violence Prevention Funding Supports Community Programsposted
Public Health Madison & Dane County is accepting applications from local community organizations to receive funding that supports violence prevention.
Public Health Announces Closure of COVID Testing Clinicposted
After three years of emergency operations, Public Health Madison & Dane County will close the doors to its community COVID testing clinic on April 14.
Isthmus Safety Initiative Aims to Keep Downtown Madison Safeposted
Public Health Madison & Dane County is leading a new, collaborative approach to preventing crime in downtown Madison.
The Invisible Threat: Test Your Home for Radon This Winterposted
Over the past three years, testing revealed that roughly half of the homes tested in Dane County had high levels of radon.
Madison CARES, City’s Mobile Emergency Service for Behavior Health Calls, Releases End-of-Year Reportposted
The CARES program was launched in September of 2021 and is now releasing an end-of-year report.
Public Health Urges Breast Cancer Screeningposted
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are options available to get screened for free.
Testing Strategy Shift: “Antigen First” Means Rapid Resultsposted
Effective October 1, Public Health Madison & Dane County will transition to a new strategy for COVID-19 testing at its South Madison clinic.
Appointments Now Available for Updated COVID Boostersposted
Public Health is expanding its clinic hours and adding availability on weekends, in an effort to meet demand for the newly updated COVID boosters.