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Local Public Health Services Grant

Local Public Health Services Grant

The Local Public Health Services Grant provides funding to each Iowa county to support local programs that help Iowans engage in healthy behaviors, improve access to health services, and strengthen public health infrastructure. In Scott County, the majority of funding is directed toward meeting the in home health and nursing needs of Scott County residents.

In Scott County, the Board of Health has a contract with Genesis Visiting Nurse Association to provide:

  • Skilled Nursing Services
    Skilled and specialized nursing care using an individualized plan care coordinated with the patient, family and physician.
  • Home Care Aide Home Helper Services
    Assistance with personal care and bathing, range of motion exercises, dressing changes and medication reminders.
  • Home Care Aide Personal Care Services
    House cleaning, laundry service, shopping for essentials and meal preparation.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Screening
    TB testing, direct observation therapy and preventative maintenance therapy for Scott County TB patients.
  • Health Promotion Services
    Health promotion visits focus on disease prevention and promotion of positive health behaviors, health education, and prolonged life. The target populations are mothers and children.

For information on Local Public Health Services and the Iowa Administrative Code:

To find out more about these services visit:

News & Notices

Scott County Health Department to Host Event to Celebrate National Public Health Week April 2 - 6 is National Public Health Week! The theme of National Public Health Week 2018 is "Changing Our Future Together.” The Scott County Health Department (SCHD) is kicking off its celebration by hosting an...
Posted: April 2, 2018
Join Scott County Health Department for a free open house to celebrate National Public Health Week! Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Scott County Administrative Center, First Floor Boardroom 600 W. 4th Street Davenport, Iowa 52801 You can expect: Welcome from Ed Rivers, Health...
Posted: March 21, 2018
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