Where can I get my water tested?
Right here at the Dubuque County Health Department. We do all of our own water testing in-house. We can test for Coliform Bacteria, E.Coli, nitrates, sulfates, fluoride and chlorine.

What permits do I need to secure from the Dubuque County Health Department when I build a new home?
You will need to secure a well permit and a septic permit.

Does the Dubuque County Health Department give immunizations?
No. The Dubuque County Health Department subcontracts those services with the Visiting Nurses Association. You can reach the VNA at (563) 556-6200.

Do I need a permit from the Dubuque County Health Department if I am adding on to my home?
If you are adding additional bedrooms, you must inform the Dubuque County Health Department and should schedule a time to discuss your septic system.