Public Health

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Due to the high volume of incoming calls the Public Health Department will return phone calls determined to be emergent first . All other messages will be returned as time permits. We appreciate your patience during this trying time. Please know that the health and safety of the residents of Madison County is our top priority.




MISSION 
To protect and promote the health and safety of county residents through the efforts of dedicated and skilled professionals applying sound preventative principles.

Why is public health important?
Public health measures directly contribute to prolonged and improved life in the United States and worldwide. 

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights, these Ten Great Public Health Achievements have been central to extended life expectancy in the United States. 

Vaccination
Motor-vehicle safety
Safer workplaces
Control of infectious diseases
Decline in deaths from coronary heart disease and stroke
Safer and healthier foods
Healthier mothers and babies
Family planning
Fluoridation of drinking water
Recognition of tobacco use as a health hazard


Planning Form for Group Gatherings (over 50 people):
Event Guidelines
Online
Printable


Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Governor Bullock's Mask Directive

OSHA Homepage with COVID Resources
Health Department Press Releases
Board of Health Press Releases:

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CDC/ Dawn Arlotta, 2009
Partial List of Services
  • Adult/Travel Immunizations
  • Childhood Immunizations
  • School Nursing Services
    • Puberty Education
    • Reproductive Health
    • Immunization Review and Recommendation
    • School Based Immunization Clinics
    • Hearing Screenings
    • Dental Screenings.
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Public Health Education
  • Communicable Disease Investigation and Education
  • Tobacco Prevention
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CDC/ Amanda Mills, 2011

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