At Crescent Community Health Center, we believe all individuals, regardless of ability to pay, should have access to quality healthcare services and the opportunity to be integrated with people who have the means to pay. We believe collaboration and affiliation with other providers/agencies will strengthen our program with regard to levels of care and breadth of services.
We value diversity and believe in the dignity of each person. We exist to enhance and promote the health and well being of everyone through education, prevention, and treatment. We will represent the people we serve and promote the right of everyone to receive the highest quality health care.
We believe every aspect of our services provided by a caring staff should reflect that meeting the needs of each client is paramount to the dignity of each person. We believe families are successful with community support, and our communities can and should work together for the needs of all in the tri-state area.
Dubuque is a city in and the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa. The city lies at the junction of three states: Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, a region locally known as the Tri-State Area. It serves as the main commercial, industrial, educational, and cultural center for the area. One of the few large cities in Iowa with hills, it is a major tourist destination, attracted to the city's unique architecture and river location.
Dubuque has several buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. The Fourth Street Elevator is located in Downtown Dubuque. The Dubuque County Courthouse, with its Beaux-Arts architecture, is on the register. The Julien Dubuque Bridge is a National Historic Landmark, as is the Shot Tower. The Grand Opera House, a large, grandiose theatre in the downtown district, is one of the epicenters of Dubuque's thriving local theatre scene.
The Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens have won a number of awards. There are a number of notable parks, particularly Eagle Point Park and the Mines of Spain State Recreation Area.
The Grand River Center overlooks the Mississippi River in the Port of Dubuque. Dubuque's waterfront features the Ice Harbor. Recently the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, the Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark, and the Grand River Event Center have been built just north of the Ice Harbor.
The Dubuque community takes great pride in the quality of its educational system and it is a top priority for Dubuque citizens and leaders. Dubuque's public school system was ranked #7 out of 2,200 school districts nationwide! The Dubuque Community School District has 13 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, and one preschool complex. It is among the fastest-growing school districts in Iowa.
Dubuque boasts three private, liberal arts colleges offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, a community college with diverse certificate and degree programs, and a Bible college. The tri-state area features an additional state university and two more community colleges for a total of 18,000 college students!