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Public Health Department
Welcome to the official website for Council Bluffs Department of Public Health. Feel free to browse our section for more information about our department. The department provides health support to the City of Council Bluffs. This includes:
  • Animal Control
  • Board of Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Solid Waste Management

Mission
The Mission of the Council Bluffs Department of Public Health is to improve, protect and promote the health, the environment and the well-being of residents in our community.

Vision
We will respond to public and environmental health issues with innovative solutions. The health of our community is dependent on many factors and we will involve individuals and organizations who will work together toward a vision of shared responsibility for a healthy community.

News & Announcements
 

    General Environmental/Public Health Information     
  • Next Board of Health Meeting – April 2, 2014
    • 5:00 pm
    • City Hall
      209 Pearl St.
      Mayor's Conference Room, located on the first floor
      Council Bluffs, IA 51503   
  • Click here to learn about a food safety and sanitation class in your area.  

 Recycling and Solid Waste News
  • Curbside yard waste pick-up begins April 1 and continues through November 29, 2014.
  • For more information about recycling, yard waste, and solid waste, visit the Solid Waste Management Division.
   
   Animal Control News
  • Click here to visit the Urban Deer Management page. Proficiency tests for the 2013 - 2014 bowhunting season in Council Bluffs will occur on the following dates:
    • Thursday, August 22nd from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, August 25th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Be sure that you know what is required to have a dog or a cat in the City of Council Bluffs by reading about and obtaining dog and cat licenses.

News
Buy Local, Mulch Local
With the warm weather, people are cleaning up their yards and preparing them for the spring and summer weather. As you make your preparations, don’t forget that the Council Bluffs Recycling Center (CBRC) has mulch for sale. Visit www.cbrecycles.com! Learn more at www.cbrecycles.com.
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Donn Dierks
Director
ddierks@councilbluffs-ia.gov

Deb Tritsch
Administrative Secretary
dtritsch@councilbluffs-ia.gov

Mailing Address
Public Health Department
209 Pearl St.
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

Ph: (712) 328-4666
Fx: (712) 328-4917

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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