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Accredited Health Department Seal
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 accountability. Learn more about what this means for the community.
Posted: December 11, 2018
Head of romaine lettuce
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 advising not to eat any form of Romaine lettuce. https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html
Posted: November 20, 2018
Elevator down arrow indicator.
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
image of united states, a graph, and text: opportunity atlas
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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