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Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease

Communicable Diseases Program

What types of services are offered through the Scott County Health Department Communicable Disease Program?

The Communicable Disease Program provides:

  • Investigation of the source of communicable diseases
  • Surveillance of communicable diseases
  • Notification to the public of their risk for communicable diseases
  • Control measures to prevent the spread of the diseases

What kind of information about Communicable Diseases is available?

  • Statistics related to the diseases and disease trends
  • Fact sheets and brochures for specific diseases

What are the common reportable communicable diseases?

Common reportable communicable disease fact sheets from the Iowa Department of Public Health: http://idph.iowa.gov/CADE/reportable-diseases

Facts about quarantine and isolation:  http://wiki.idph.iowa.gov/epimanual/Home/CategoryID/153

For information on the Iowa Administrative Code and Scott County Code:

News & Notices

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...
Posted: December 11, 2018
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Posted: November 20, 2018
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...
Posted: October 31, 2018