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.

2019-2020 Urban Deer Management Brochure now posted!

Visit the Deer Management Program page for brochure and more information.

Extreme Heat Preparedness

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Climate Change and Extreme Heat Information
Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather! Centers for Disease Control and Prevention information on heat-related illness

2019-2021 Dubuque County Health Needs Assessment and Health Improvement Plan (CHNA-HIP)

Dubuque County CHNA-HIP Flyer
Dubuque County CHNA-HIP

2018 West Nile Virus Activity

Did you know that West Nile Virus activity in Iowa is at its highest since 2003? Read more on this from the Iowa Department of Public Health by clicking here.

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.

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