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Dane County Emergency Management

Dane County "Light the Night" Tribute

On March 1, Dane County and the City of Madison hosted a community memorial at the Alliant Energy Center in honor of the more than 270 Dane County residents who lost their lives to COVID-19. Police, Fire, and EMS agencies from accross Dane County participated in a "Light the Night" tribute. Following opening remarks honoring those we have lost, their families and the frontline workers who cared for them, emergency agencies activated emergency lights. This light memorial ran for 27 minutes - one minute for every 10 Dane County lives lost.