Health Department

January is National Radon Awareness Month.  
Stop at the Health Department Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm to purchase a Radon Test Kit. $8/each or $15/Two kits.  Includes postage, testing & results.
Gail Orcutt and Bill radon

Gail Orcutt of Pleasant Hill, Iowa a radon-induced lung cancer survivor tells her story in a short 2 minute video. 

Orcutt was diagnosed in May 2010 after suffering a cough and wheeze believed to be from allergies. 

Our Vision


Black Hawk County Health Department is a leader and innovator in creating collaborative networks and approaches to health services and delivery. The Department is respected for its dedication and willingness to champion efforts; and adapt programs and services to improve the health of our community.
The Health Department is located on the 5th Floor of the Pinecrest Building