Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Holloween Safety



Parents and Trick or Treaters
  • All children should be accompanied by a responsible adult!
  • Wear flame retardant costumes and apply reflective tape to your Halloween costumes!
  • Carry a flashlight so they can see you!
  • Trick or Treat in familiar neighborhoods!
  • Avoid homemade treats from strangers!
Always Check Candy before letting your child eat it!





Wednesday, October 17, 2018

October is Fire Prevention Month

http://www.readywisconsin.wi.gov/
October is Fire Prevention Month. Help us raise awareness about fire safety and help ensure your family is prepared in the case of an emergency.
Be sure to check that your home devices are working properly. A happy home is a safe home!
Be Aware: Be prepared and have an action plan ready
Stay Safe: This is a perfect time to discuss fire safety with your family

City of Portage Fire Department





Friday, September 28, 2018

DHHS Closed for Training


Free Flu Vaccine For Infants and Children

2018-2019  Flu Vaccine Clinics
Columbia County Health and Human Services
111 East Mullett Street
Portage, WI 53923

Please Use East Entrance

Free Flu Vaccine For Infants And Children Available Now!

We are currently offering FREE quadrivalent preservative free flu shots from the Wisconsin Immunization Program for infants and children 6 months to 18 years of age who meet at least one of the following requirements:
  1. Uninsured or Underinsured (underinsured means your child has health insurance but it does not cover flu vaccines
  2. Medicaid- eligible (including BadgerCare) or
  3. Native American or Alaska Native
We offer flu shots and other immunizations by nurse appointment.
Please call us at 608-742-9227 to schedule an appointment for your infant or child.
Flu Vaccine For Adults Coming Soon!
Columbia County Health and Human Services will be offering quadrivalent preservative free flu shots for adults starting in early to mid-October.
The cost for the flu shot for adults will be $40.00 dollars. We do accept Medicare. We are not a BadgerCare provider.

You may also call our Flu Vaccination Hotline at 608-742-9735












Monday, September 24, 2018

MATC- DENTAL SERVICES

MADISON COLLEGE
DENTAL HYGIENE CLINIC SERVICES  
CLINIC LOCATION
The Madison College Dental Hygiene clinic is located on the 1st floor (Room 151) of the School of Health Education building at 1705 Hoffman Street (corner of Andersen Street and Wright Street), Madison, WI. Free parking in lot C1.
 
WHO MAY RECEIVE SERVICES
Anyone is eligible to receive services - students, faculty, and community members starting at age 2 are welcome. We accept Medicaid, co-pay is dependent on plan. New for 2017: $10 student discount with valid one-card!
 
SERVICES PROVIDED
The clinic offers the following services for $35 ($25 for Madison College students)
  • Dental prophylaxis (cleaning and polishing of teeth)
  • Oral hygiene education
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Nutrition counseling
  • X-rays
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Non-surgical periodontal therapy
  • Pit and fissure sealants (additional cost)
 
HOURS BY APPOINTMENT
Call (608)258-2400 between 7:30 am and 3 pm to schedule an appointment. Appointments are offered on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 7:30 am or 12 pm and last up to 3 hours in length.  
This is a teaching institution and multiple appointments may be needed to complete services.

MADISON COLLEGE
CLINICA DE HIGIENE DENTAL
School of Health Education – Truax Campus - Quarto 151
1705 Hoffman Street (la esquina Andersen St. y Wright St.)
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 258 – 2400
 
QUIENES PUEDEN RECIBIR LOS SERVICIOS
Estudiantes, profesores, público general y niños todos pueden recibir los servicios.  Aceptamos Medicaid.
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SERVICIOS OFRECIDOS ($35)
  • Profilaxis dental  - limpiado y pulido de dientes
  • Educación sobre el cuidado dental
  • Tratamiento con fluoruro
  • Examen de cáncer oral
  • Consejos nutricionales
  • Radiografías
  • Sellado de fisuras (Coste adicional)
 
HORAS DE OFICINA

Cada semestre, los días y las horas para las citas cambian. Llame la oficina durante la semana, de lunes a viernes, de 7:30 am – 3:00 pm para recibir más información. La Clínica de Higiene Dental es un centro de entrenamiento académico y profesional.  Las Citas dentales pueden extendease hasta 3 horas.

Office Closed for the Holidays