Food Safety

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Public Health Center

Sexual Health and Child Health Services available
Monday-Thursday 8:30-11:30 am and 1-4 pm

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Iowans age 12 and over are eligible for vaccine.

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Black Hawk County Health Department is working around the clock with local government and community partners to respond to the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation in our community.

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Healthy Homes

This Waterloo-based program consists of a series of in-home assessments, focusing on 29-health hazards, as well as a Lead Inspection Risk Assessment.

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Testing for STIs and HIV

Black Hawk County Public Health offers confidential HIV and STD testing, treatment, and education.

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Food Safety Resources

The Environmental Health Program is responsible for inspection, education, investigation and enforcement, of licensed food establishments in Black Hawk County and the surrounding counties.

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About the Health Department

We exist to ensure that people in our community have the opportunity and resources to lead healthier, more fulfilling, and longer lives.

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