The mission of the Dubuque County Health Department is to protect, promote, and enhance the health and well-being of all people and the environment in Dubuque County 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.