Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease

Communicable Diseases Program

What types of services are offered through the Scott County Health Department Communicable Disease Program?

The Communicable Disease Program provides:

  • Investigation of the source of communicable diseases
  • Surveillance of communicable diseases
  • Notification to the public of their risk for communicable diseases
  • Control measures to prevent the spread of the diseases

What kind of information about Communicable Diseases is available?

  • Statistics related to the diseases and disease trends
  • Fact sheets and brochures for specific diseases

What are the common reportable communicable diseases?

Common reportable communicable disease fact sheets from the Iowa Department of Public Health: http://idph.iowa.gov/CADE/reportable-diseases

Facts about quarantine and isolation:  http://wiki.idph.iowa.gov/epimanual/Home/CategoryID/153

For information on the Iowa Administrative Code and Scott County Code:

News & Notices

The weather is getting warmer and due to an increase in inquiries, and complaints regarding patio rules, we have put together the following guidelines regarding animals and smoking.
Posted: April 21, 2017
Zika is a virus spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and can cause serious health problems for pregnant women and their babies. Learn more about Zika on the Scott County Health Department's Zika Virus webpage.
Posted: April 18, 2017
Staff from the Scott County Health Department will soon take part in the 6-month Iowa Walking College program. Learn more here.
Posted: April 18, 2017