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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
Beginning October 10, 2018 Scott County will open early voting satellite locations. Ballots for all Scott County precincts will be available at all locations. Voter registration forms will be available for new registrations and changes to registrations for people already registered in the county.
Posted: September 14, 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
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Tax Notice Reminder The first installment of property taxes and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Monday, October 1, 2018 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer's Office Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: September 1, 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
The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 13, 2018 through January 10, 2019 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa. Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Tuesday, July 31st by 4:...
Posted: June 29, 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
NEWS RELEASE - JUNE 14, 2018 The Scott County Conservation Board (SCCB) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in coordination with FYRA Engineering, will host a public meeting on Thursday, June 28th at 5 p.m. at the Blue Grass Public Safety Building (606 Mayne Street in Bluegrass, IA...
Posted: June 15, 2018
Fireworks show on the Mississippi River in front of the Centennial Bridge.
Please be reminded consumer fireworks are only permitted on July 3 and July 4 from 2 PM until 11 PM. Please be a good neighbor. See the full ordinance (PDF) .
Posted: June 13, 2018
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The 19th Annual Quad Cities Triathlon will be held on the morning of Saturday, June 16, 2018 starting at 7:00 a.m. and ending around 10:30 a.m., 600+ participants are expected. Motorists are asked to avoid the event area and allow extra time to utilize alternative routes of travel. Road closures...
Posted: June 12, 2018
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
Primary Election voter turnout information will be updated on June 5th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: June 5, 2018
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During this workshop, you will learn about The Great Sunflower Project. This citizen science project helps you better understand the cause and effect of the decline in bee populations. You get to participate in a pollinator count and then make an insect hotel that you can take home and install in...
Posted: June 1, 2018
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REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Please keep an eye out for our upcoming events next quarter. Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come out to learn basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and...
Posted: June 1, 2018
Learn about the cause and effect of the decline in bee populations through the Great Sunflower project . You get to participate in a pollinator count and then make an insect hotel that you can take home and install in your own garden using recyclable items. Please bring empty 1 or 2 liter bottles...
Posted: June 1, 2018
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REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL, please check out our future events. Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with canoes and kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come out to learn basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and taking a tour of...
Posted: May 21, 2018
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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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The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program is signing up volunteers now to provide their health data for use in thousands of health studies. This is how breakthroughs happen. You can make a difference. Learn more about how you can join the effort to help speed up health research.
Posted: May 17, 2018
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The Iowa Department of Public Health has released the 2017 Annual Report for its ADPER & EH Division. You will find information related to environmental health, communicable disease, and immunization, among other topics.
Posted: May 15, 2018
Learn about changes coming to Iowa Voter ID Law.
Posted: May 14, 2018
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REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL Come learn about he many wild edible plants in your neck of the woods. We will focus on identifying plants, foraging basics, and preparing wild edibles. At the end of the program you will get to sample some wild flavors! Please call to pre-register - 563-...
Posted: May 1, 2018
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The tax sale will be held at 8:30 am on Monday, June 18, 2018 in the Scott County Board Room at the Scott County Administrative Center located at 600 W. 4th Street, Davenport, Iowa. Pre-registration required. Tax Sale Information
Posted: May 1, 2018
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Come learn about he many wild edible plants in your neck of the woods. We will focus on identifying plants, foraging basics, and preparing wild edibles. We will take a hike outdoors to identify and harvest some of the summer wild edibles available during this time. At the end of the program you...
Posted: May 1, 2018
Phone Scam
SCAM Alert – *Law Enforcement does not call and demand payment* The Scott County Sheriff’s Office have received reports again that SCAMMERS are identifying themselves as employees of the Sheriff’s Office and using the names of our personnel. We have also received reports over the weekend from...
Posted: April 30, 2018
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On April 25th 2018 at approximately 9:35 am a disturbance was reported outside of the front main entrance to the Scott County Courthouse. Two bailiffs from within the courthouse and a Davenport Police Officer responded. Upon arrival they encountered a subject carrying a blunt object. The situation...
Posted: April 25, 2018
The department has released a Request for Applications (RFA) for Medical Examiner Autopsy Transportation Services. Proposals are due to the Scott County Health Department by May 7, 2018.
Posted: April 25, 2018
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Experience the sounds of the season, in search of the frogs and toads which inhabit the Wapsi River Center. Visitors will learn how to identify the various calls associated with each species and then on on a night time frog catching adventure! Please bring a flashlight and waterproof footwear...
Posted: April 23, 2018
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This Event has been canceled today due to chance of severe weather. Thank you for your understanding. Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with canoes and kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come out to learn basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers...
Posted: April 21, 2018
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Join Naturalist Michael Granger for a tour of the Wapsi woods in search of spring wildflowers. Bloodroot, Dutchman's Breeches, Trout Lily, and Jacob's Ladder are just some of the flowers to be found! Please call to Register for this program - 563-328-3286
Posted: April 21, 2018
Big Table Weekend
On April 5th, the Scott County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution recognizing April 20 and 21, 2018 as "Quad Cities Big Table Weekend". The Board of Supervisors invites all Quad Citizens to participate in this community-wide initiative to further connect our community so that we can become a...
Posted: April 19, 2018
Sound the Alarm - Save a Life
The Board of Supervisors have proclaimed April 28, 2018 as the day to Sound the Alarm and help educate and protect the residents of our community against home fires and encourage everyone to support the American Red Cross and join in this lifesaving effort. Sign up today at https://www.redcross.org...
Posted: April 19, 2018
Map showing detour pedestrian route from 5th Street Parking lot to Admin Center.
Update: Construction is complete and the intersection is open. Starting Monday, April 9, 2018 the pedestrian crossing at 5th & Western will be CLOSED due to construction. The closure is anticipated to last approximately 4 weeks. Signage will be provided to clearly indicate the path for the...
Posted: April 5, 2018
Note: This service is only available during the annual protest period every April. A new and convenient feature of the Scott County Assessor’s new website gives property owners the option to formally appeal an assessment to the Board of Review online. Using the County Assessor’s website, property...
Posted: April 4, 2018
National Public Health logo: Your health. Our priority
Scott County Health Department to Host Event to Celebrate National Public Health Week April 2 - 6 is National Public Health Week! The theme of National Public Health Week 2018 is "Changing Our Future Together.” The Scott County Health Department (SCHD) is kicking off its celebration by hosting an...
Posted: April 2, 2018
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RECOGNIZING NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR’S WEEK APRIL 8TH – APRIL 14TH Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety Telecommunicator’s. The official name of the week, when originally introduced in Congress in 1991, was "National...
Posted: April 1, 2018
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During the month of April 2018, the Parcel Query and GIS mapping applications will be updated with a new consolidated property and map viewing solution named Beacon, hosted by the Schneider Corporation. The new service provides additional functionality and display options to users. The service will be available the first week of April 2018, however both old and new systems will be accessible through the end of April to aid in transition. You can continue to access the both parcel and map sites from https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/parcels .
Posted: March 28, 2018
National Public Health logo: Your health. Our priority
Join Scott County Health Department for a free open house to celebrate National Public Health Week! Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Scott County Administrative Center, First Floor Boardroom 600 W. 4th Street Davenport, Iowa 52801 You can expect: Welcome from Ed Rivers, Health Department Director at 12:00 PM Learn more about the Scott County Health Department at information tables Free car seat safety checks Enjoy light snacks and refreshments We look forward to seeing you there!
Posted: March 21, 2018
Glynns Creek Golf course welcome sign.
Glynns Creek Golf Course is scheduled to open for the season (weather permitting) Friday, March 16th at 10:00am. For more information, please call.
Posted: March 14, 2018

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