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Food Safety

Food Safety

Food Safety

Public Health plays a large role in helping to educate the public on the importance of food safety.  Each year, one in six Americans get sick from foods and beverages that are contaminated.  In addition to inspecting professional food establishments to ensure safe food practices, the Scott County Health Department investigates reports of food-borne illnesses in Scott County and provides education on safe food preparation to the public.  Click on the links below to learn how to safely prepare and enjoy food for yourself and your family and friends.

News & Notices

The State of Iowa is seeking and collecting information from impacted residents following the Mississippi Flooding that took place in April and May 2019. Click heading to learn more.
Posted: July 19, 2019
Please be reminded: Consumer fireworks are only permitted on July 3 and July 4 from 2 PM until 11 PM. Please be a good neighbor. See the full ordinance (PDF) .
Posted: July 1, 2019
Xstream Cleanup, in response to record flooding, is seeking volunteers for a one-day, region-wide flood cleanup on Saturday, June 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Xstream Cleanup volunteers have identified six areas in our region where volunteers can assist in the recovery from the recent flooding...
Posted: June 25, 2019