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Women’s Health Screening, Wednesday, May 6 Offered by Madison Board of Health and Madison Health Department Open to all women 18 and over who live in town including nannies and other household employees and those without health insurance coverage Where: Madison Health Department Civic Center, 28 Walnut Street, Madison When: Wednesday, May 6 starting at 9:30 a.m. What: Comprehensive check up for women: manual breast and pelvic exams, colo-rectal exams, blood pressure checks and education on the technique of monthly breast self-examination. Dr. Rohini Jobanputra will determine with each woman if a Pap test is advisable. Sign ups: Appointments are necessary and may be made by calling 973-593-3079 ext.1 beginning on April 9. Fees: There may be a $25.00 fee for the Pap test for Madison and Springfield residents.
Your Health. Your Choice. Come out to Get Covered's upcoming events to learn about your new health care coverage options and how to help inform the uninsured in your neighborhood. Visit the Get Covered America page on the right or click the link below for more information. https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/get-covered-america
The Madison Health Department would like to remind residents with dogs to be mindful of their neighbors and ensure their dog isn't chronically howling, barking, and/or disturbing the peace and quiet of the neighborhood. Ordinance 15-2005 § 59-12. Howling or barking dogs. No person shall keep within the Borough any dog causing a nuisance and disturbing the peace and quiet of the neighborhood in which it shall be kept by chronically howling, barking and/or making and causing other sounds or noises.
Here's How to Safely Dispose Unwanted Medications.. To safely dispose of expired or unwanted medicine, you can either: -Visit the Madison Police Department at the Public Safety Building. They are offering a 24 Hour Secure Drug Take Back Program and will dispose medicines according to safety and environmental standards. OR -Mix the medicine with an unpalatable taste (like used coffee ground, or kitty litter), seal the mixture and then dispose of it in the household trash. Make sure all personal information on the label is scratched out and unreadable. To learn about what medicines should be flushed, and more information on prescription substance abuse, please visit the Safe Medication Disposal page by clicking on the following link. https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/safe-medication-disposal
Rabies is a potentially fatal disease transmitted by the bites of infected animals. The following link provides more information on how to protect yourself and your pet from rabies, as well as dates and locations of free rabies clinics offered in Madison and surrounding towns. http://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/rabies
Madison Health Department will be offering cancer screenings for all women over the age of 18 on October 28. Please call 973-593-3079 x1 to make an appointment. Visit the following link for more information about breast cancer and risk factors. https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/breast-cancer-awareness
Rodent activity causes damage to homes and food supplies each year. They can also spread diseases to humans directly, from bites or contaminated food, or indirectly from ticks and fleas. More information is available on https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/health-info-and-happenings .