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 May 18, 2022

Dubuque County Current Status

Total Confirmed Cases to Date
26,449

Total Deaths

297

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Recent Updates

May 20: Dubuque County's COVID-19 Community Level Raised to Medium  |  Read Update

May 18:  124 New Cases and Two Deaths Reporter  |  Read Update 

May 11: 149 New Cases and One Death Reported  |  Read Update

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Masks

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Dubuque Mayor Brad Cavanagh has rescinded Dubuque's proclamation of Civil Emergency related to COVID-19.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.