Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Sleeves Up! Dubuque County

Getting vaccinated will help keep you, your family, and your community healthy and safe. At 95% efficacy, the vaccine is extraordinarily effective at protecting you from the virus. By getting vaccinated, you can help end the damage to the economy, prevent more illnesses and deaths in America, and eliminate and eradicate COVID-19.

As of Feb. 25, 2021, at 11 a.m.

Dubuque County Current Status

Total Confirmed Cases to Date
12,330

Total Deaths

194

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Recent Updates

Feb. 25: 855 New First-Dose Vaccinations, 34 New Positive Individuals, and No New Deaths in Dubuque County.  |  Read Update

Feb. 24: 67 New First-Dose Vaccinations, 35 New Positive Individuals, and 2 New Deaths in Dubuque County.  |  Read Update

Feb. 23: 232 New First-Dose Vaccinations, 22 New Positive Individuals, and No New Deaths in Dubuque County.  |  Read Update

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Governor’s Proclamation as of Feb. 5, 2021 

On Feb. 5, Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that relaxes existing public health measures effective Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, while continuing regulatory relief to those on the frontlines of COVID-19 recovery for an additional 30 days.  

The proclamation strongly encourages Iowans, businesses, and organizations to take reasonable public health measures consistent with guidance from the Iowa Department of Public Health.

To better assist you with questions you may have regarding the Governor's Proclamations related to COVID-19, there have been phone numbers established to provide guidance and answers:

  • Proclamation Questions: 515-281-5211 
  • Legal Line: 800-332-0419

Free Local COVID-19 Testing Options

While the Dubuque Test Iowa Clinic is still offering testing by appointment, Hartig Drug Company and Hy-Vee pharmacies are also offering free COVID-19 test collection in Dubuque.

Trusted Information Sources


COVID-19 Hotlines

  • Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association: 563.556.6200 
    Available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday - Sunday. If you need to leave a message, your call will be returned as soon as possible between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • IDPH 24/7 Public Hotline: 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431
    Available 24/7 for Iowans with questions about COVID-19.

Dubuque Countywide Response to COVID-19

The City of Dubuque Health Services Department is working in partnership with the Dubuque County Health Department, the Dubuque County Healthcare Preparedness Coalition, and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) to prepare for and minimize the impacts of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in our community.


City of Dubuque Service Changes Due to COVID-19

The City of Dubuque has made significant changes to some services and processes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.