Environmental Health


The Environmental Health department:
  • Responds to citizen weed, 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


Smoking Regulations/Smoke Free Air Act

Clean Air/Path Forward Plan

Current Air Quality
Advance PM 2.5 Path Forward Plan for Dubuque Metro Area

Bedbug Information

Bedbug information.

More information.

Bedbug Do's & Don'ts

Bedbug FAQ's

Disposal of Unused Medications

Downtown Disposal Box: 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

What's in your cannonball?
Steps for Healthy Swimming