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Adult Heart Health Screening

What: Blood screening and blood pressure checks for all adults at the Madison Health Department. Includes the CMP (comprehensive metabolic profile blood analysis), blood pressure checks, information on cholesterol and diet, fitness and preventing osteoporosis. The CMP analysis includes total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, CBC and other blood components. Sign ups: Appointments are necessary and may be made by calling 973-593-3079 ext.1 beginning on May 15. Participants should have their physician’s name, address and telephone number ready when they call. Fees: There is a $25.00 fee for the blood work, payable within the registration period Where: Madison Health Department, Madison Civic Center, 28 Walnut Street When: Saturday, June 7, 2014 starting at 8 a.m.

Spring '14 Health Check, May 7

Dr. Allison Adams, DMD of Madison Will join the Madison Health Department to perform a 5 minute, painless oral exam on Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Any necessary follow up will be provided free of charge. We will check gums, tongue, cheeks, lips and blood pressure, weight and vaccines for adults. Click here for more information:https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/spring-14-health-check

VC 77 2013 Blood Drive

On Friday, November 29th, 2013, the Madison Elks will be hosting the annual VC 77 Blood Drive with the Boy Scouts of America and American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Madison Elks Lodge 192 Main Street, Madison, NJ. For addition information, Please Click: http://www.rosenet.org/nonprofits/elks-lodge-no-1465/pages/vc-77-2013-blood-drive

Head Lice to Dead Lice!

Parents, come to the Madison Community House (25 Cook Ave) on November 6th at 1:00pm to learn more about how lice is spread in children and how to treat it. We will also be discussing proper antibiotic use in children, and the dangers of antibiotic overdose. Speaker - Daniel Malzone (Pharmacy Student at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy) Presented by Madison Pharmacy and Rutgers University. You may bring your children to this event. For more information, please visit the following link. https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/events/1037

FREE Comedy Night

Come out and enjoy some laughter, fun and refreshments as we celebrate the natural highs. This event is FREE for parents and teens (13 or older) and will include a light dinner, performances by The Indicators improv troupe, stand-up comedian Marina Franklin as well as a stand-up performance and book signing by Dr. Bellace. The event will take place at the Morris Plains Borough School located at 500 Speedwell Ave. in Morris Plains. Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. Feature show begins at 7:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required. You can register at www.morrishumanservices.org or by calling 973-285-6860.

West Nile Virus is in Morris County

WNV has been reported in Morris County and all residents are encouraged to protect themselves from mosquito bites by: using insect repellent, limiting time outside at dawn and dusk, wearing long sleeves and pants, eliminating standing water outside and repairing window screens. More information may be found at http://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/west-nile-virus.

Madison Borough Blood Drive

The Borough of Madison and the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, July 30th 2013 from 1pm until 7pm at the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps building at 29 Prospect St. here in Madison. Click http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/10/madisonblooddrive.pdf for more information

Flu Shots Still Available at Madison Health Dept.

The Madison Health Department has limited doses of 2012-2013 seasonal flu vaccine still available. Vaccination against influenza infection is recommended for all who are six months of age and older with no medical contraindicaton to the vaccine. The cost is $25.00 and appointments are advised. Vaccine vouchers are also available for those over the age of 18 years who are uninsured and cannot afford to pay the fee. Call Madison Health Department at 973 593-3079 x 1 to schedule an appointment or for additional information.

Fox Attack in Madison

The State Rabies lab has informed the Madison Health Department that the fox that attacked two residents on May 3, 2012 tested positive for rabies. Residents with outdoor pets should be careful to check their pets for bite marks or signs of a confrontation with a wild animal. If a pet has encountered a wild animal, the owners should contact the Madison Health Department and their veterinarian immediately. For more information, see: http://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/rabies

Poison safety information during the holidays

Click on the link below for ways to protect your family from poison hazards in the home during the holidays. http://www.njpies.org/PDFs/News-and-Events/Press-Releases/2011/Holiday-(Dec2011).pdf

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