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

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
Staff from the Scott County Health Department will soon take part in the 6-month Iowa Walking College program. Learn more here.
Posted: April 18, 2017