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COVID-19 Response

Dane County COVID-19 Response

There is a novel type of coronavirus (COVID-19) that has created a pandemic. Dane County Government has made responding to COVID-19 a top priority. We encourage the community to browse this site for details on government assistance, community services, and more to help navigate the impact of this pandemic.

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

Please monitor Public Health Madison & Dane County’s website for more information. Follow Public Health Madison & Dane County on Facebook and on Twitter. Follow Dane County Executive Joe Parisi on Twitter.

COVID-19 Press Releases

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Public Health Madison & Dane County

Stay informed about coronavirus and public health's response.

View Public Health's COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

Public Health Madison & Dane County's offices are closed.

Some phone and telehealth services are available.

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County Departments and Offices

The City-County Building and other county office buildings are closed to the public. More Information.

A drop box is located outside the Martin Luther King Jr. entrance for payments and communications that cannot be provided electronically or by mail.

If you have an appointment in the building, please call the Department when you arrive and staff will let you in.

Human Services

All Human Services offices are closed to the public, except by appointment, until further notice.

All essential services are offered to the public online or by phone.

Human Services can provide assistance with the following programs: Unemployment, Emergency Assistance, W-2, FoodShare, BadgerCare, Housing Assistance, and Mental Health.

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Mental Health Resources

The pandemic may trigger feelings of stress, anxiety, fear, sadness and loneliness.

There are resources to help.

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Business and Non Profit Support

There are various programs and organizations working to help Businesses and Non-Profits.

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United Way

United Way 2-1-1 provides a free and confidential service that helps find the local resources they need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Dial 2-1-1 on your phone or visit:

County Treasurer

In-person tax collection has been temporarily suspended. The public can pay taxes online or by mail.

County Clerk

The County Clerk's office is closed to the public and is not accepting in-person appointments.

Staff are available to assist with marriage licenses and domestic partnerships by phone (608-266-4121) or email.

Register of Deeds

The office is closed to the public, unless an appointment is made.

Requests for records can be made online or over the phone. Land records (608-267-1519). Vital records (608-267-8810).


Dane County Courts have implemented a number of temporary emergency measures.

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Parks are open for public use and enjoyment.

Facilities within parks, such as restrooms and campgrounds, remain closed.

For changes and updates at Dane County Parks in response to COVID-19, please visit Dane County Parks COVID-19 Updates.

County Meetings

The Board of Supervisors will be meeting remotely.

Supervisors and staff are available by phone and email.

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The Dane County Regional Airport is open.


The Henry Vilas Zoo has reopened with new guidelines. Read more.

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