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The Iowa HIV Disease End-of-Year 2017 Surveillance Report finds that while the number of Iowans diagnosed with HIV in 2017 was the second highest number on record, it was down from the diagnoses in 2016. Part of the high number of positive HIV tests in the state may be a result of an increase in the number of those at high risk getting tested for HIV. Learn more about this Surveillance Report here: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/hivstdhep/hiv/data.
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May 18, 2018
RE: Summer Food Safety
As the warm weather months are filled with family outings, vacations, and cookouts, the Scott County Health Department would like to remind everyone to follow some simple but important food safety practices to avoid illness.
To protect yourself, your family, and friends from foodborne illness, safe food handling when eating outdoors is key. “Bacteria can begin to grow quickly in the warm weather, so it’s important to prepare, transport, and serve food safely,” says Eric Bradley, Environmental Health Coordinator at the Scott County Health Department.
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Scott County health data on a variety of topics has been posted to our Data & Assessments webpage. Click header to access data fact sheets, health department program statistics, and state and national health data resources.