Insect and Rodent Control

Insect and Rodent Control

What types of services are offered through the Scott County Health Department Insect and Rodent Control Program?

The Health Department:

  • investigates complaints about the possible infestations of insects and rodents know to be a threat to public health
  • notifies property owners of their responsibilities in maintaining a vermin free premise
  • advises property owners in the removal of the insects or rodents 
  • monitors the presence of ticks that carry Lyme Disease

Is there a fee for the service/program?

There is no fee to file a complaint, or for an investigation. However, owners who do not comply with the removal of the insects/rodents can and will be fined $250.00.

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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:
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