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Community Data & Assessments

Community Data & Assessments

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An essential service of public health is to monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems. The Communications Relations, Information and Planning Services area of the Scott County Health Department collects and tracks data for the purpose of assessing community needs.

Visit the following pages for information on Scott County health status, Scott County Health Department programs, and resources for additional health information:

News & Notices

2017 Kids Count Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being Annie E. Casey Foundation http://www.aecf.org/m/resourcedoc/aecf-2017kidscountdatabook.pdf The most recent report completed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation gathers and studies data on a number of indicators that impact the health and well...
Posted: August 8, 2018
Early Childhood Is Critical to Health Equity Robert Wood Johnson Foundation & University of California, San Francisco https://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/reports/2018/rwjf445350 The field of public health relies on data and assessments of communities in order to have the information...
Posted: August 8, 2018
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Learn how vaccines protect against serious diseases: https://www.vaccines.gov/index.html
Posted: August 1, 2018