Health Services


The Health Services Department collaborates in community health assessment, assurance, and policy development to ensure the public’s health. Its prime responsibility is to plan programs, develop and implement policies and ordinances based on community health needs, and respond to related health issues and emergencies as required, all in collaboration with community partners.

Warmer Weather Prompts Public Health Reminder

With warmer temperatures rising above 90, the City of Dubuque Health Services Department reminds residents to keep health in mind during the hot weather. Click here for more info.

Dubuque County Health Needs Assessment and Health Improvement Plan (CHNA-HIP)

Dubuque County CHNA-HIP 2015

Tick Season is Underway

See the Iowa Department of Public Health's latest news release regarding ticks.

Click here to learn more about ticks from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Warm Weather Flyer Screenshot

Food Poisoning

To report a possible case of food poisoning from a food establishment in Iowa, call the IowaSic hotline at 844-IowaSic.

Bed Bug Information

Below are a couple links for information on bed bugs:
Bed Bug Information from the EPA
Central Ohio Bed Bug Information
Multilingual Bed Bug Fact Sheet

Affordable Care Enrollment

Where to Get Information or Help With Enrolling: Crescent Community Health Center or Health Care Enrollment Assistance