Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Sleeves Up! Dubuque County

Getting vaccinated will help keep you, your family, and your community healthy and safe. At 95% efficacy, the vaccine is extraordinarily effective at protecting you from the virus. By getting vaccinated, you can help end the damage to the economy, prevent more illnesses and deaths in America, and eliminate and eradicate COVID-19.

As of August 3, 2022

Dubuque County Current Status

Total Confirmed Cases to Date

Total Deaths


  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Recent Updates

Aug. 3: New Guidance for New COVID Community Level, 171 New Cases Reported  |  Read Update

July 29: Dubuque County Reaches HIGH COVID-19 Community Level  |  Read Update

July 27: New COVID Vaccine Option Endorsed, COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children, 152 New Cases and 1 Death Reported  |  Read Update



Visit the CDC website for information about different types of masks and respirators you can use to protect yourself and others and proper use and care of masks.

Free Mask Locator (N95 Respirators)

Find free masks (N95 respirators) at a participating location near you.

Mayor's Proclamation as of Feb. 21, 2022

Dubuque Mayor Brad Cavanagh has rescinded Dubuque's proclamation of Civil Emergency related to COVID-19. Masks are no longer required in City facilities. Residents are encouraged to remain informed and be prepared to take precautions while taking responsibility for their personal choices and actions knowing and understanding the risks of COVID-19. 

Trusted Information Sources

COVID-19 Hotlines

  • Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association: 563.556.6200 
    Available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday - Sunday. If you need to leave a message, your call will be returned as soon as possible between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • IDPH 24/7 Public Hotline: 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431
    Available 24/7 for Iowans with questions about COVID-19.

Dubuque Countywide Response to COVID-19

The City of Dubuque Health Services Department is working in partnership with the Dubuque County Health Department, the Dubuque County Healthcare Preparedness Coalition, and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) to prepare for and minimize the impacts of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in our community.