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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
Female aedes aegypti mosquito
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
Public health is always in motion, taking steps to encourage healthy habits, prevent disease, and prolong life. Every April we celebrate Public Health!
Posted: April 3, 2017
Syphilis strikes back STD month 2017 graphics and logo
Syphilis rates are increasing across the U.S. and in most communities. To stress the importance of reversing this trend, the entire month of April will be dedicated to syphilis prevention.
Posted: April 1, 2017
This daylight savings time set your clocks, check your stocks (logo, clock and canned goods).
When you set your clocks, remember to check your stock of emergencysupplies.
Posted: March 10, 2017
The Scott County Health Department will be closed on Thursday, February 2, 2017 for a staff-wide training. The Department will reopen on Friday, February 3 at 8:00am.
Posted: January 27, 2017
Looking for ServSafe Classes to attend? Here are some opportunities: Eastern Iowa Community College will be offering ServSafe classes. The course is for foodservice managers and teaches basic sanitation principles. It also fulfills the demonstration of knowledge requirement under the new Iowa Food...
Posted: December 16, 2016
2 Steps to Save a Life. 1. Dial 911 2. Press Hard and Fast
Learn Hands-Only CPR to Save Lives Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It’s recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an out-of-hospital setting. Hands-Only CPR is easy to learn, doesn't require rescue breaths, but can still save lives! The...
Posted: December 13, 2016
In recognition of World AIDS Day, free HIV/STD testing is available on December 1st from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center.
Posted: November 23, 2016

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