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Other Assessments

Other Assessments

Scott County Senior Profile

The Scott County Senior Profile, completed in 2001, is a report on adults age 65 and over in Scott County that covers topics such as demographics, housing, transportation, health, resources on health care and social services, injury control and violence, gambling, education, and recreation.  The Senior Demographic Profile Update (2003) covers demographic information that was released in 2000 and 2001. This report contains data on population, gender, racial analysis, marital status, income, and much more about adults age 65 and over in Scott County.  The Senior Health Profile Update (2003) covers the additional information on the health of adults age 65 and over in Scott County. This report contains data on disability, chronic disease, hospitalization rates, health risk factors and many more health issues facing the older population in Scott County.

Qualitative Assessment of Older Adults in Scott County

The "Qualitative Assessment of Older Adults in Scott County" is a report that summarizes the results of a study conducted by Dr. Craig Shoemaker of St. Ambrose University and the Scott County Health Department. The information used was gathered through focus groups consisting of seniors in Scott County. These focus groups represented different ages, races, and ethnicity. A variety of questions were asked concerning their needs, services available, and life satisfaction in Scott County.

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