Health Department

Dubuque County Health Department (PNG)

City of Dubuque Boil Water Advisory

The boil water advisory in place for a large portion of the City of Dubuque has been lifted/cancelled following negative test results for the presence of coliform bacteria.

About Us

The Dubuque County Health Department was established in 1968 with a mission to protect, promote, and enhance the health and well-being of all people and the environment in Dubuque County. This is accomplished through:

  • Assessment of community and environmental health status, policy, development, and assurance that public health needs are met
  • Cultivation of knowledge and behavior conducive to healthy lifestyles
  • Focus of resources toward prevention and early intervention
  • Leadership and collaboration with other agencies
  • Responding to disasters and assisting communities in recovery
  • Assuring the quality and accessibility of health services

 The Dubuque County Health Department currently subcontracts health and nursing services through the Dubuque Visiting Nurse Association (VNA). For health and nursing services, please contact the VNA at 563-556-6200 or visit them at 660 Iowa Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. Learn more about the VNA.