Health Department

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

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 12:00pm

The Scott County Board of Health meets monthly at the Scott County Administrative Center. Find agendas and minutes when available.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.  The first case in the United States was announced on January 21, 2020. There are ongoing investigations to learn more. The Iowa Department of Public Health is working with federal, state and local public health, and clinical partners to share information.

The overall risk to Iowans is low right now. 

To find out more information about Novel Coronavirus, visit the Iowa Department of Public Health's website at:  [ Click Title for Full Article ]

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 ]

On February 6, 2020, the Scott County Board of Supervisors passed and approved new Chapter 39 - Tanning Facilities to the Scott County Code of Ordinances.

The code establishes an ordinance for minimum standards for inspections and provides penalties for violation of the provisions of tanning facilities and devices used for the purpose of tanning human skin through the application of ultraviolet radiation.

The code applies to, but is not limited to businesses, hotels, motels, apartments, condominiums, health and country clubs.

Read the complete chapter on the Board of Supervisors Code of Ordinances page.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Understand your Flood Risk and Available Resources

This is a regional event for property owners impacted by flooding in Scott County and surrounding areas in Iowa and Illinois.

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
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The 2020 Annual Operating Permit (AOP) invoices for properties with onside wastewater treatment systems have been mailed out to property owners.  AOPs are due March 1 and can be paid through the mail, in person, and online.