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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.

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. 


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Coronavirus (COVID-19) 
SARA Alert is a communication program recently implemented by the Madison County Public Health Department (MCPHD) to aid in the monitoring and follow-up of individuals listed as close contacts to known COVID-19 positive individuals. SARA Alert uses multiple forms of communication including text messages, email, and phone calls to connect close contacts with the MCPHD. 

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
CDC/ Amanda Mills, 2011

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