Medical Examiner

Medical Examiner

What types of services are offered through the Scott County Medical Examiner?

The Medical Examiner is a physician appointed by the Scott County Board of Supervisors who works with law enforcement and the health care community to investigate unexpected, suspicious, or accidental deaths. The Medical Examiner authorizes autopsies, when necessary.

How do I reach the Medical Examiner?

To get in touch with the Scott County Medical Examiner, please call the (563) 421-7160 or fax number (563) 381-4845.  Please note the current office holder is housed within the Child Protection Response Clinic.

News & Notices

Scott County Health Department will be partnering with Greater Than AIDS and Walgreens Pharmacy for National HIV Testing Day 2017. Free rapid testing will be available at Walgreens Pharmacy, 1805 Brady Street Davenport on June 27, 28, and 29 from 3:00-7:00pm. Click here to learn more:
Posted: June 9, 2017
The weather is getting warmer and due to an increase in inquiries regarding patio rules, we have put together the following guidelines regarding animals and smoking.
Posted: April 21, 2017
Zika is a virus spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and can cause serious health problems for pregnant women and their babies. Learn more about Zika on the Scott County Health Department's Zika Virus webpage.
Posted: April 18, 2017