Johnson County Public Health is tracking emerging health issues. Information about avian influenza, COVID-19, measles, and mpox is available at the following link. 

Emerging Health Page


Contact Information

photo of Danielle Pettit-Majewski director of Johnson County Public Health
Danielle Pettit-Majewski

Phone Numbers


Office Hours
8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

STI Testing Hours
By appointment, please call 319-356-6042

WIC Hours
8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Tuesday and Thursday
8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday and Wednesday
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm, first Saturday of each month
WIC phone: (319) 356-6042

24/7 Emergency Contact Numbers
Medical or Law Enforcement Issues: 911
Urgent Public Health Issues: 319-356-6022
Weekend Disease Reporting Hotline: 800-362-2736


Johnson County Health & Human Services Building
855 S Dubuque Street, Suite 113
Iowa City, IA 52240-4281



Public Health department administration. Information about the Board of Health and it's meetings.

Annual reports, position statements, proclamations and resolutions and information about our accreditation.

Community Health

This division includes things such as communicable diseases and prevention, HIV and Hepatitis C services, tobacco prevention resources and animal bites reporting,

Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Health Improvement Planning (HIP).

HealthyJoCo discovers information about the health of our community and connects people and ideas to improve community health.

Emergency Preparedness

Public Health works as part of a countywide team and has a County Emergency Operations Plan in place to keep you and your family safe.

Clinical Services

WIC is a free program for those who qualify. WIC improves the health of nutritionally at-risk women, infants and children.

Maternal and Family Health Services promotes breastfeeding and provides valuable nutrition information and resources for mothers.

Child Health and Immunization promote healthy habits for kids, infant immunizations, and other critical information.

Environmental Health

The Environmental Health division is responsible for food establishment education and inspections. Also consumer food safety and food borne illness reporting.

Watershed protection, well plugging & rehabilitation, free water testing & safe water information, private wells testing and licensing, wastewater and septic system licensing.

Community environmental protection includes inspections of tanning/tattoo establishments, public pools and spas. Also home radon information.

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