Health Department

Health Department

The Scott County Health Department is committed to promoting, protecting and preserving the health of the community by providing leadership and direction as advocates for the individual, the family, the community, and the environment we serve.


World AIDS Day is December 1st. The time to act is NOW! Scott County Health Department is offering FREE HIV Testing on Tuesday, December 1st, from 8:00am to 4:30PM. Visit our website to see if you can get a free HIV test:

Winter Landscape

Winter is coming...  It is not too early to think about winter weather preparations to stay safe this season.  Visit our public health safety pages to learn more. 

Be healthy at school. Immunize!

Kids need to stay healthy to learn and grow at school.  Many serious diseases are preventable with immunizations, and some are required.   Visit our Immunization pages to learn more.

Ever wonder how long those leftovers are still good?  Thankfully, there is an app for that:  USDA FoodKeeper App

Also be sure to check out our food safety pages to learn more about staying healthy at family gatherings this season!

News & Notices

The Scott County Health Department 2015 Fiscal Year Annual Report is now available. We are thankful for the many partnerships and accomplishments of the past year and look forward to another year of promoting public health in our community! Read the full report at:
Posted: November 19, 2015
The Great American Smoke out is November 19th. Join thousands of people and quit smoking this November! Two of our employees did, and here is what they have to say about it: “We are both extremely proud of ourselves and even got a spouse to quit too! This was not by any means an easy task to take...
Posted: November 12, 2015
Scott County Health Department’s I-Smile™ Silver pilot program has been working to improve the oral health of seniors. Daily oral hygiene and dental care help older adults stay healthy. Through education and partnerships, we can support overall health for seniors! Learn more in this month’s...
November 1, 2015 to November 30, 2015