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New Publication Highlights Connection Between Education and Life Expectancy

Publication:  Preventative Medicine Reports 2019

Article:  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211335519301512?via%3Dihub

A recent study has focused on the link between education and life expectancy.  In public health, it is well documented that factors such as income, race, social environments, and education impact the health of individuals.  This research provides more specific evidence to show how the social factors do impact health outcomes, including life...

Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Friday, November 29, 2019

Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observation of Thanksgiving. Additionally, the General Store is closed Saturday.

Individual using a vaping device

The State of Iowa continues to see a number of cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping. Learn about the symptoms as well as recommendations for the public: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ehi/lung-disease-vaping.  

Keep your family strong, get your family vaccinated poster with superhero arm with bandaid from vaccine

#FightFlu Now is the time to get a #flu vaccine and protect your family before flu begins spreading in your community. 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:00pm

Public Meeting to Obtain Input on Proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspections Regulations

Notice is given that Scott County will hold a public meeting to obtain input on proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspection regulations.

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Introducing: Focus on Food Safety Newsletter

The Scott County Health Department's Focus on Food Safety newsletter highlights food safety tips and news. Check back for new editions here:

News & Notices

Public Meeting to Obtain Input on Proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspections Regulations Notice is given that Scott County will hold a public meeting to obtain input on proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspection regulations. Click title for full notice.
Posted: November 20, 2019
New Publication Highlights Connection Between Education and Life Expectancy Publication: Preventative Medicine Reports 2019 Article: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211335519301512?via%3Dihub A recent study has focused on the link between education and life expectancy. In public...
Posted: November 4, 2019
Our Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report has been posted. https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/…/board-heal…/annual-reports
Posted: October 30, 2019