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 IDPH and Black Hawk County are closely monitoring the situation with the Novel Coronavirus, and the overall risk to Iowans is low.
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Surveillance by the Iowa Department of Public Health and Black Hawk County Public Health, and testing by the State Hygienic Laboratory indicate flu activity continues to be widespread in Iowa. The flu season typically peaks in February and can last as late as May. “As long as flu viruses are circulating, it’s not too late to get the vaccine,” said Black County Public Health Director, Dr. Nafissa Cisse Egbuonye.