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.
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