Health Services


The Health Services Department collaborates in community health assessment, assurance, and policy development to ensure the public’s health. Its prime responsibility is to plan programs, develop and implement policies and ordinances based on community health needs, and respond to related health issues and emergencies as required, all in collaboration with community partners.

2018-2019 Deer Management Program Brochure has been posted!

Click here to see our Deer Management Program page.

DRAFT 2018 Dubuque County Health Needs Assessment and Health Improvement Plan (CHNA-HIP): Open for Comments through August 10, 2018

DRAFT Dubuque County CHNA-HIP

Please submit your comments on the Draft CHNA-HIP document to Dubuque County Health Department Executive Director, Patrice Lambert. E-mail:

Warmer Weather Prompts Public Health Reminder

With warmer temperatures rising above 90, the City of Dubuque Health Services Department reminds residents to keep health in mind during the hot weather. Click here for more info.

Tick Season is Underway

See the Iowa Department of Public Health's latest news release regarding ticks.

Click here to learn more about ticks from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How to Remove a Single Bat from Home

Read this information from Bat Conservation International on how to catch a bat if it is inside your home.
Warm Weather Flyer Screenshot

Food Poisoning

To report a possible case of food poisoning from a food establishment in Iowa, call the IowaSic hotline at 844-IowaSic.

Bed Bug Information

Below are a couple links for information on bed bugs:
Bed Bug Information from the EPA
Central Ohio Bed Bug Information
Multilingual Bed Bug Fact Sheet

Affordable Care Enrollment

Where to Get Information or Help With Enrolling: Crescent Community Health Center or Health Care Enrollment Assistance