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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, Auditor, Recorder, County and City Assessors, Administration, Human Resources, Facilities, and Scott County Kids.
Posted: October 31, 2018
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Opportunity Atlas is a new data tool available to tell the story of how social determinants of health such as parental income, race, and gender impact children’s outcomes in adulthood. Are their future earnings impacted? Do these factors impact their likelihood of being incarcerated? Click the heading to learn more about the Opportunity Atlas.
Posted: October 5, 2018
logo with Davenport's Centennial Bridge, silverware and words Food Rescue Partnership
The Food Rescue Partnership of the Quad Cities is hosting a food rescue workshop to share how area establishments are rescuing food to reduce costs and see potential tax advantages by keeping food out of the landfill through reduction, donation, feeding animals, and composting. Click heading to learn more.
Posted: September 26, 2018
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The 2018 Community Health Assessment for Scott, Rock Island, and Muscatine counties is now available for review. This assessment helps to tell the story of health in our community, from health status and health behaviors, to community assets and forces impacting our ability to be healthy. We would like your feedback on the assessment and its findings. Please review the assessment and provide your feedback here: http://quadcities.healthforecast.net
Posted: September 12, 2018
2017 Kids Count Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being Annie E. Casey Foundation http://www.aecf.org/m/resourcedoc/aecf-2017kidscountdatabook.pdf The most recent report completed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation gathers and studies data on a number of indicators that impact the health and well...
Posted: August 8, 2018
Early Childhood Is Critical to Health Equity Robert Wood Johnson Foundation & University of California, San Francisco https://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/reports/2018/rwjf445350 The field of public health relies on data and assessments of communities in order to have the information...
Posted: August 8, 2018
Breastfeeding Foundation of Life
"In a world filled with inequality, crises and poverty, breastfeeding is the foundation of lifelong good health for babies and mothers." -- World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action Join us in supporting breastfeeding mothers and infants this World Breastfeeding Week and every week...
Posted: August 1, 2018
Ensure a healthy future with vaccines
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Learn how vaccines protect against serious diseases: https://www.vaccines.gov/index.html
Posted: August 1, 2018
FRP Food Donations
The Quad Cities’ Food Rescue Partnership announces a Food Rescue Workshop taking place October 4, 2018 in Davenport, IA.
Posted: June 26, 2018
summer food on a picnic table
PRESS RELEASE May 18, 2018 RE: Summer Food Safety As the warm weather months are filled with family outings, vacations, and cookouts, the Scott County Health Department would like to remind everyone to follow some simple but important food safety practices to avoid illness. To protect yourself,...
Posted: May 18, 2018

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