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.

Excessive Heat Prediction - Cooling Center Schedule

July 20, 2016: Click here if you would like to view the latest Media Release for the Excessive Heat Event, including a Cooling Center Schedule for July 21-23.

July 19, 2016: See the City's latest Media Release on the predicted excessive heat event.

Now that warmer weather is upon us, please take a moment to read these reminders from the Iowa Department of Public Health.​

West Nile Virus Awareness

The Iowa Department of Public Health wants to urge Iowans to take precautions to protect themselves against mosquito bites. Read the news release about West Nile Virus here.

Tick Season is Here

See this media release from the Iowa Department of Public Health on how to avoid tick bites and other helpful information.

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

Dubuque County CHNA-HIP 2015

Bed Bug Information

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


Affordable Care Enrollment

Where to Get Information or Help With Enrolling