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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

Recent work in understanding the genetic makeup of infectious diseases is helping public health be more successful in preventing their spread and creating interventions that are successful. Learn more.
Posted: February 7, 2019
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