Communicable Disease

Disease Surveillance & Investigation

The Disease Surveillance and Investigation unit is responsible for monitoring and investigating communicable disease in Black Hawk County. The Communicable Disease Program also offers sexually transmitted disease (STD) counseling, testing, treatment and referral through the main Health Department clinic, school based clinics, and designated outreach sites.

Black Hawk County has one of the highest sexually transmitted infection rates in Iowa.  Refer also to 2014 Iowa Summary Reports for STD and HIV 

Clinic Location

The Black Hawk County Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic is located at:
The Pinecrest Building
5th Floor
1407 Independence Avenue,
Waterloo, IA 50703

Confidential STD/HIV education, testing and treatment is offered. Find out hours of operation as well as contact information on the Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic page.


The Communicable Disease Program monitors all diseases. More information about reportable communicable diseases is located at
Communicable and Infectious Disease Fact Sheets

​STD Reporting

Health Care Providers and Clinics use this form to report Sexually Transmitted Diseases to the Health Department. 
Iowa Report of Sexually Transmitted Disease