Last updated: 
02/15/2021 6:55 am

Public Health Updates

Get the latest health updates on COVID-19, including social distancing recommendations and what to do if you are sick or exposed, from Public Health Madison & Dane County.

Emergency Order No. 13, is in effect in Dane County. Individuals and businesses must follow order requirements.

Many testing options are available in and around Madison. See community testing options.


Public Health Updates 

City Service Updates

  • Most public buildings are closed until further notice. Many City services are available online or by mail. View service updates, or contact the agency with any questions.
  • Madison Public Libraries are offering limited service, including curbside pickup and in-person computer use.
  • It is now a federal law to wear a facemask properly at transfer points shelters, and while boarding, riding and leaving all Metro buses.
  • Refuse and recycling pickup starts at 6:30 a.m. Residents should have their carts out for collection before that time on their normal collection day.
  • City residents seeking help with financial concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic can contact a new, free Financial Resources Hotline to be connected to financial assistance resources.

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