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Health Department

Health Department

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

Features

Infographic detailing steps to take to prevent norovirus

The state health department is noticing high activity of norovirus throughout the state.  Learn how you can prevent and handle this common virus that most people call the “stomach flu”.

Recent work in understanding the genetic makeup of infectious diseases is helping public health be more successful in preventing their spread and creating interventions that are successful.  Learn more.

Effluent pipe with a stream of water dripping it a watery ditch.

The 2019 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.

News & Notices

Recent work in understanding the genetic makeup of infectious diseases is helping public health be more successful in preventing their spread and creating interventions that are successful. Learn more.
Posted: February 7, 2019
The Scott County Health Department (SCHD) announced December 11 that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Accreditation demonstrates SCHD’s ability to meet national standards for high quality public health services, leadership, and...
Posted: December 11, 2018
CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak.There have been no cases of illness associated with this outbreak in Iowa; however, Iowans are included in the nationwide safety alert...
Posted: November 20, 2018