Official Website for Jackson County, Iowa

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Health Department

Contact Information

Elizabeth Townsend

Health Administrator/Sanitarian


Michele Cullen

Community Health Manager


Jackson County Courthouse
201 West Platt Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060


Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm



Environmental Health


(563) 652-1729 


(563) 652-1798


Community Health Clinic



(563) 242 - 7165 

Please call

for an appointment.

About Health Department

2023 Meeting Schedule (Call to order 7:00 p.m.)

January 17, 2023, March 21, 2023, May 16, 2023, July 18, 2023, September 19, 2023,

November 21, 2023

The Jackson county Department of Health is governed by the Jackson County Board of Health. The county health department oversees the Environmental Health programs, while Genesis VNA is contracted to provide Community Health services for Jackson County.

Board of Health
Community Health
Environmental Health
Onsite Wastewater Assistance Program
Grants to Counties Water Well Program
Animal Bite Reporting

Documents & Forms