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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

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Monday, December 24, 2018 to Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Scott County offices will be closed Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th, 2018.

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The 2018 Community Health Assessment report, detailing the health of our community, factors that lead to higher health risks or poorer health outcomes of certain groups, and community resources available to improve the health of the community, is now available.  The top health issues identified in 2018 are:

  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Weight
  • Access to Healthcare Services

 

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Elevator modernization starting Wednesday, November 14, 2018 may increase elevator wait times, until completion in January 2019.

Regularly check this webpage for status updates.

Affected offices and departments on floors 3-6 of the Administrative Center include Health Department, Community Services, Auditor, Recorder, County and City Assessors, Administration, Human Resources, Facilities, and Scott County Kids.

Accredited Health Department Seal

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 accountability.  Learn more about what this means for the community.

News & Notices

If you were at work on December 3 rd , you might have felt a light breeze followed by some clapping. That light breeze was a collective exhale from the Health Department after staff learned that after several years of work, the department was officially accredited by the Public Health Accreditation...
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
Elevator modernization starting Wednesday, November 14, 2018 may increase elevator wait times, until completion in January 2019. Regularly check this webpage for status updates. Affected offices and departments on floors 3-6 of the Administrative Center include Health Department, Community Services...
Posted: October 31, 2018