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Health Related Links

Health Related Links

Health Department Links

Agencies and Organizations:

Online Services:

Health Resources:

Consumer Safety and Product Recall Resources:

  • WWW.RECALLS.GOV
    http://www.recalls.gov
    The online source for recalls and unsafe, hazardous, or defective product information from all six government agencies working to protect consumers. A one stop shop to link with all recall information.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
    http://www.cpsc.gov
    Covers over more than 15,000 kinds of products used in and around the home, in sports, recreation and schools.
  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
    http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov
    Covers recall information related to motor vehicles from 1966 to present. This includes vehicle products which experienced a safety-related defect or did not comply with federal motor vehicle safety standards.
  • The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
    http://www.uscgboating.org
    Investigates consumer complaints about recreational boats and related equipment. The USCG reviews safety tips, news, recalls, defects, and laws and regulations related recreational boats, boat manufacturers, and boat safety issues.
  • USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS)
    http://www.fsis.usda.gov
    The FSIS inspects and regulates meat, poultry products, and eggs.
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    http://www.fda.gov
    The FDA covers recalls associated with food, pet and farm animal food, drugs, medication, vaccines, medical devices, veterinary products, blood and plasma products, and cosmetics.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    http://www.epa.gov
    The EPA covers recalls involving pesticides, rodenticides, fungicides, and vehicle emission testing.

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