Health Department

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


This is Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, January 20, 2020

Scott County offices will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Winter Landscape

Remember to think about winter weather preparations to stay safe. Visit our public health safety pages to learn more. 

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:

Periodic table with the element radon seen through a magnifying glass

January is National Radon Action Month.  Radon is a gas that you can’t see, smell, or taste, but occurs naturally in the environment and can cause cancer.  Iowa is considered high risk for radon gas in homes. Test your home.  Protect your family.

Volunteers Needed for the Food Safety Task Force
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am

The Scott County Health Department would like to organize a group of industry representatives and private citizens to collaborate and promote food safety education in Scott County. Some actions of the Task Force would be to review trends in food service and identify ways to navigate these within the scope of the Food Code, discuss educational opportunities for stakeholders, and strengthen partnerships between industry and the Health Department. The time commitment would be limited to less than five hours per year.

The open meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 24th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Scott County Administrative Building’s Board Room (1st Floor) located at 600 W [ Click Title for Full Article ]

Attendees at the Disaster Conference.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Quad Cities Regional Disaster Conference
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

  • Program: 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Doors open at 7am
  • Registration fee includes lunch
  • Waterfront Convention Center, Bettendorf, Iowa
  • Registration closes April 15—No walk-ins