COVID-19

Dubuque Mayor Urges Residents to Stay Home

March 23, 2020 — For Immediate Release DUBUQUE, Iowa – Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol is strongly recommending all residents to voluntarily stay home for at least 14 days in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus(COVID-19). “It is critical that we all heed the direction from the Governor and our public health […]

Iowa Governor Emergency Declarations

Iowa’s salons, barber shops, medical spas, massage therapists, tattoo shops and swimming pools will be closed until March 31, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced at a news conference Sunday. She signed an executive order today, which will take effect at 10 p.m. Sunday, she said. She has also suspended foreclosures on residential, commercial and agriculture properties. […]

Modified directions from Iowa Public Health

Most people displaying symptoms of the virus won’t get tested but are instructed to assume they have COVID-19 and therefore should self quarantine at home as directed. For confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County, Dubuque Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) nurses will conduct contact tracing, which means working with new cases to identify people with […]

Mayor Declares State of Emergency in Dubuque

Following Mayor Roy D. Buol’s State of Emergency proclamation on Monday, March 16, the City of Dubuque has taken steps to assist residents experiencing hardship associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Water shut-offs on past due accounts are temporarily suspended. Disconnection notices are not being issued. Late fees on past due utility bills are temporarily suspended […]