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Head Lice

Head Lice

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Head lice are common.  It is a problem that greatly affects children and families. Scott County Health Department supports a community plan to emphasize prevention, early detection, and education as the best methods for controlling head lice. Please visit the links below for more information.

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News & Notices

Volunteer resources have been updated.
Posted: May 8, 2019
People commonly ask about the risk of tetanus during floods. Flooding is NOT shown to increase the risk for tetanus disease. However, people are at risk for tetanus infection IF they are injured and have wounds that are contaminated by the environment. Any time you receive a wound, ask your...
Posted: May 6, 2019
Flood-related information to keep yourself healthy and safe during the flooding. http://idph.iowa.gov/flooding
Posted: May 3, 2019