Protect your Children by Vaccinating on Time

Healthy Communities

By Jo Perkins

(Madison County, NY- April 2013) Parents agree that healthy eating and sleep schedules are important to help keep their children healthy. The same goes for childhood immunizations. Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them against 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before their second birthday.

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County Health Department Recognizes National Public Health Week

(Wampsville, NY – April 2013) Join Madison County Health Department during National Public Health Week, April 1 through 7, to help make our communities healthier by taking simple steps that can help you and your family live longer and healthier. Our individual health is closely linked to the public’s health – the health of the […]

Madison County Health Department Releases Rankings for 2013

(Wampsville, NY – March 2013) In the fourth year of the County Health Rankings released by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Madison County continued to see improvement over previous years.

Madison County ranked 10 out of 62 on health outcomes and 15 out of 62 in health […]

Radon – Test, Fix, Save a Life

Healthy Communities

By Viginia Zombek

(Wampsville, NY – Jan. 2013) January has been declared National Radon Action Month by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Madison County Health Department. This time is set aside to urge Madison County residents to have their homes tested for radon; a colorless and odorless gas that […]

Get Vaccinated During Flu Vaccination Week!

Madison County Health Department

(Wampsville, NY – Dec. 2012) “This year’s National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 2 through 8, provides an opportunity to tell people how important it is to get an annual flu shot,” said Eric Faisst, Public Health Director of Madison County Health Department. “Getting vaccinated is the single best way for people […]

‘A Healthier America Begins Today’

Board of Supervisors, Board of Health Recognize National Public Health Week

(Wampsville, NY – April 2012) Nationwide, health care costs are rising. In many cases, these costs are increasing because preventive measures are not being taken to eliminate future costs.

Many diseases and deaths are preventable through easy steps.

“During National Public Health Week, the […]