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

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Monday, May 28, 2018

Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Monday, May 28 in observation of Memorial Day. Additionally, the General Store is closed Saturday.

Visit the Scott County Veterans Memorial of those from Scott County who made the supreme sacrifice.

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St. Ambrose University is hosting a person-centered care conference for health and human service professionals May 31-June 1.  View the attached flyer for more information.

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The Iowa Department of Public Health has released the 2017 Annual Report for its ADPER & EH Division.  You will find information related to environmental health, communicable disease, and immunization, among other topics.

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The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program is signing up volunteers now to provide their health data for use in thousands of health studies.  This is how breakthroughs happen.  You can make a difference.  Learn more about how you can join the effort to help speed up health research. 

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PRESS RELEASE

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.

Follow these four simple steps to ensure the food you...

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Learn more about childhood lead poisoning prevention. 

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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.

News & Notices

PRESS RELEASE 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,...
Posted: May 18, 2018
The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program is signing up volunteers now to provide their health data for use in thousands of health studies. This is how breakthroughs happen. You can make a difference. Learn more about how you can join the effort to help speed up health research.
Posted: May 17, 2018
The Iowa Department of Public Health has released the 2017 Annual Report for its ADPER & EH Division. You will find information related to environmental health, communicable disease, and immunization, among other topics.
Posted: May 15, 2018