Environmental Health

Responsibilities

The Environmental Health department:

  • Responds to citizen garbage and nuisance complaints
  • Inspects tanning and tattoo facilities   
  • Inspects public swimming pools and spas
  • Provides information on indoor air quality and other environmental issues

Resources

Smoking Regulations/Smoke Free Air Act

Clean Air/Path Forward Plan

Bedbug Information

Disposal of Unused Medications

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office has a disposal container for unused medications at the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center at 770 Iowa Street. It is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Illegal drugs are also accepted.

Click here to see a list of local pharmacy locations that will accept unused medications and dispose of them properly.

Safer Swimming