Health Department

Health Department

The Scott County Health Department promotes, protects, and preserves health through leadership, service, education and partnerships.


Fireworks display on the Mississippi River.
Monday, July 4, 2016 (All day)

Scott County offices will be closed Monday, July 4th in observation of the holiday.

Have a safe Fourth of July holiday.

Fireworks displays are among many long standing summer traditions enjoyed year after year all across the country. Unfortunately, many people are also injured year after year while setting off fireworks. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reported over 8,600 emergency room visits in 2010 due to firework related injuries. 40% of estimated injuries occur in children under the age of 15.

Iowa Law for Public Safety

Lighting fireworks at home is illegal in many states. In Iowa, state law limits personal use of many fireworks. Visit the Iowa Department of Public Safety for the most up to date information regarding firework laws. It is important to remember...

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Health (Full-time); $17.98 per hour plus benefits.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 4:30pm Central Time. (5 days remain)

As summer has arrived, many of us spend more time outdoors.  Remember sun safety to stay healthy! 

News & Notices

Visit Walgreens at 1805 Brady Street, Davenport to get FREE onsite HIV testing on June 23-24th between 3pm-7pm or June 25th from 10am to 2pm.
Posted: June 22, 2016
May is Mental Health Month: 1 in 5 adults in the United States experiences mental illness. Learn more this Mental Health Month.
Posted: May 1, 2016
Public Health Protects! Learn how the clinical services and environmental health teams work to protect children from lead poisoning in Scott County.
Posted: April 1, 2016