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Community Relations

Community Relations

Community Relations, Information, and Planning Services work to ensure the health of the community by providing the following services:

  • Public health education and promotion
  • Community partnership collaboration and mobilization
  • Community health needs assessment and improvement planning
  • Community health data monitoring
  • Community health planning and program implementation
  • Linking the community to public health resources
  • Preparing grant applications and managing grant contracts.

The Community, Relations, Information and Planning works to secure grant funds that provide support to programs that benefit Scott County residents. Partnerships are made with area organizations to provide health services in the community. Follow the links below for more information about these and other services.

Projects:

News & Notices

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
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