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Media Alert FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: BRIAN PAYNE SCOTT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY DEPUTY DIRECTOR 563.484.3056 [email protected] MEDIA ALERT Weather Siren Announcement Due to an unforeseen issue, the weather sirens in Scott County, Iowa, went off...
Posted: June 1, 2022
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This press release below is the summary of today’s live press conference. To view the press conference, please click on the video link below. Video Link from Press Conference SCOTT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMISSION 1100 East 46th Street, Davenport, Iowa 52807 (563) 484-3050 Readyscottcounty...
Posted: October 4, 2021
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Media Alert FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: BRIAN PAYNE SCOTT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY DEPUTY DIRECTOR 563.484.3056 [email protected] MEDIA ALERT PUBLIC COMMUNICATION ANNOUNCEMENT Press Conference Launching the Enhancements of our Alert Iowa Messaging...
Posted: October 1, 2021
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The Scott County Emergency Management Agency is announcing a change to our Alert Iowa public communication tool. This system is utilized to inform our residents of emergencies such as weather or missing children (Amber Alerts). The State of Iowa has contracted a new vendor to provide this communication tool, which will significantly enhance the opportunity for the residents of Scott County and the entire state of Iowa to be notified of emergencies.
Posted: July 1, 2021
Small grass fire.
April 8, 2021 - Countywide Burn Ban for Scott County, Iowa, has been Lifted The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs and the State Fire Marshalls Office, has determined that the danger to life & property for Scott County, Iowa, has been reduced...
Posted: March 29, 2021
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With the upcoming winter storm, road conditions in Scott County could vary widely and vary depending upon the storm’s track & timing. Road conditions in some locations could be EXTREMELY treacherous and hazardous, especially in the rural areas of Scott County. The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the Scott County Secondary Roads recommend residents to avoid travel and outdoor activity when possible. Be especially careful on sidewalks, decks, patios, outdoor stairs, and parking lots. Exercise extreme caution if you go outside. Remember as you begin to clear snow that the surface below could be icy and slippery. Slips and falls may happen. We ask all residents within Scott County to use EXTREME caution if you have to travel out and remember that even if a roadway, sidewalk, or driveway appears to be clear, it could still be very icy. Please monitor your local news stations or the National Weather Service for weather updates and changes.
Posted: December 29, 2020
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September 21, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Temporary D-SNAP Site in Scott County Scott County, Iowa – Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) is available for Scott County residents who were impacted by the derecho and subsequent power outages on August 10, 2020. Eligible families...
Posted: September 21, 2020
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September 16, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center in Scott County Scott County, Iowa – A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Bettendorf on Thursday, September 17, 2020 to give survivors from the August 10 severe storm options to submit documents for their disaster...
Posted: September 16, 2020
Small grass fire.
September 9, 2020 12:00 PM - Countywide Burn Ban has been Rescinded for Scott County, Iowa The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local fire chiefs and the State Fire Marshall’s Office, has determined that the dangers with open burning have been reduced enough to lift...
Posted: September 3, 2020
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September 3, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEMA Individual Assistance Guidance for Scott County Residents Scott County, Iowa – Homeowners and renters in Scott County, as well as 9 additional counties in Iowa, may now apply for FEMA Individual Assistance for losses resulting from the severe storms on...
Posted: September 3, 2020
Notice: County services are open by web, email, phone, and by appointment . If planning a visit, please contact the office or department for more information about their appointment process. Visitors to County buildings are expected to wear a mask or face covering in compliance with the Governor's proclamation.
Posted: September 1, 2020
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August 26, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: USDA Offers Disaster Assistance to Iowa Farmers and Livestock Producers Impacted by Derecho Scott County, Iowa -- Iowa agricultural operations have been significantly impacted by the Derecho, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has technical and...
Posted: August 26, 2020
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August 21, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Scott County, Iowa -- Iowa Homeland Security and FEMA are reminding residents to beware of fraud, can sometimes be common following widespread natural disasters. Remember, FEMA never charges for services nor does it endorse any commercial business, product or...
Posted: August 21, 2020
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August 18, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: 563-484-3050 Scott County, Iowa --- On Wednesday, August 17, 2020, the State of Iowa received a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance for the severe storms last Monday, August 10, 2020. Scott County was identified as a county eligible...
Posted: August 18, 2020
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August 12, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Scott County, Iowa --- In response to the severe weather event that affected Scott County and surrounding areas on Monday, August 10, 2020, Scott County Emergency Management Agency encourages individuals in need to connect with local resources for support...
Posted: August 12, 2020
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August 12, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Public Information Officer – 563-484-3058 Scott County, Iowa --- On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation for Scott County and 19 other Iowa counties in response to the severe weather event that took place...
Posted: August 12, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/11/2020 - 5PM Scott County, Iowa -- Many parts of Iowa were affected by a severe storm that swept through the state Monday, causing power outages for hundreds of thousands of people. As utility crews work around the clock to restore power, residents are encouraged to take...
Posted: August 11, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/11/2020 - 11AM At approximately 1:00pm on Monday, August 10, 2020, severe weather with damaging gusts in excess of 90 miles per hour and sustained winds of 50+ miles per hour struck Scott County. Scott County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and Scott Emergency...
Posted: August 11, 2020
Report Retain unlabeled seeds from unknown origins.
Emergency Management Agency of Scott County has received the following information regarding seeds (seeds that you plant in the ground) that are being mailed to residents within the State of Iowa. These seeds are not labeled and could contain an “ invasive plant, seed-borne diseases, or other unknown seed treatments already applied.” Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship has been able to confirm that majority appear to be from China, and at least one Uzbekistan.
Posted: July 29, 2020
The Clinton & Scott County Emergency Management Agencies will be working in conjunction with local law enforcement to coordinate search volunteers to assist in the search for Breasia Terrell for Saturday, 07/18/2020 . Registration will start at 09:00 AM at the Low Moor Community Center, 211 3rd Ave Low Moor, IA. No spontaneous volunteer search groups will be sent out after 2:00 PM, or after all search assignments have been filled.
Posted: July 16, 2020
At 11:20a.m. June 5, 2020 the countywide curfew was rescinded by the Board of Supervisors. The Board would like to thank all county residents for their cooperation in these challenging times.
Posted: June 1, 2020
TestIowa.com.  Criteria has changed.  Any Iowan can get tested.
Test Iowa is a statewide initiative to expand COVID-19 testing. Testing criteria now allows any Iowan to be tested, regardless of symptoms or potential exposure to the virus. To be tested, Iowans must first complete an assessment at www.testiowa.com and schedule an appointment at a test site. A...
Posted: May 22, 2020
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County Offices and Departments Closed to the Public. Effective 4:00pm March 18, 2020, county departments and offices are closing to the public. This includes the Administration Center and offices in the courthouse, along with other administrative offices throughout the county. Court activities may remain open for essential proceedings, additional guidance will be offered by the courts.
Posted: March 18, 2020
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The County Board of Supervisors and Scott County Emergency Management Commission has declared a state of emergency authorized under Iowa State Statute and will execute the expenditure of emergency funds from all available sources and then applying to the State of Iowa and the Federal Government for assistance.
Posted: March 18, 2020
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The McCausland fire department and other surrounding fire departments will be conducting a DNR approved controlled burn around 4PM, Friday, March 6, 2020 at the McCausland Wildlife Preserve, located just east of McCausland. The controlled burn is estimated to last between 4-5 hours. McCausland Fire...
Posted: March 6, 2020
Sand and empty sandbags.
Sandbag Supplies for Residents in Unincorporated Scott County Scott County EMA has placed sand and empty sandbags at the Pleasant Valley Fire Station starting Friday, March 6, 2020. These supplies are for residents living outside city limits. Bring a shovel to fill your own sandbags. Scott County...
Posted: March 6, 2020
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Resiliency Begins With You. Get Started With CERT (Community Emergency Response Team). The goal of CERT is to reduce the loss of life and property after an emergency or disaster, emergency responders must be able to quickly and accurately survey and document the damage. Learn how our CERT can help! The upcoming Damage Assessment class will teach you how to effectively assess and document damage after a disaster, and how to interact with survivors while doing so.
Posted: February 14, 2020
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CANCELLED
Posted: January 20, 2020
Train derailment LeClaire Iowa January 3, 2020 #3
Updated Press Release January 4, 2020 9:27 AM CST At 0800 Saturday morning, LeClaire Fire and Police as well as City officials met with Canadian Pacific Command staff and support members to reassess the ongoing cleanup efforts following the train derailment in downtown LeClaire. Canadian Pacific (...
Posted: January 3, 2020
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The State of Iowa is seeking and collecting information from impacted residents following the Mississippi Flooding that took place in April and May 2019. Click heading to learn more.
Posted: July 19, 2019
Team up to Clean up - Iowa Illinois - X Stream Cleanup.
Xstream Cleanup, in response to record flooding, is seeking volunteers for a one-day, region-wide flood cleanup on Saturday, June 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Xstream Cleanup volunteers have identified six areas in our region where volunteers can assist in the recovery from the recent flooding. Volunteers who’d like to help with flood cleanup need to register at www.xstreamcleanup.org .
Posted: June 25, 2019
June 17, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3036 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Flood Debris Clean Up-Unincorporated Scott County Scott County Secondary Roads and Scott County Conservation, in partnership with the Waste Commission of Scott County, will be assisting residents of...
Posted: June 17, 2019
May 8, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississippi River Flooding – Flood Donation Center The Salvation Army will open a Flood Donation Center on Friday, May 10, 2019. The Flood Donation Center will be a location for individuals to donate items, and to...
Posted: May 8, 2019
Road closed barricades flooded in water on River Drive.
Volunteer resources have been updated.
Posted: May 8, 2019
People commonly ask about the risk of tetanus during floods. Flooding is NOT shown to increase the risk for tetanus disease. However, people are at risk for tetanus infection IF they are injured and have wounds that are contaminated by the environment. Any time you receive a wound, ask your...
Posted: May 6, 2019
May 3, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississippi River Flooding Media Briefing Officials from the Cities of Davenport and Bettendorf and Scott County Emergency Management will host a media briefing updating on the Mississippi River flooding impacting Iowa...
Posted: May 2, 2019
May 2, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississippi River Flooding - Flood Safety Record levels flooding of the Mississippi River are impacting the wastewater plant and the plant has now reached its capacity. We are seeing surcharge in the main lines. With...
Posted: May 2, 2019
May 2, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Update on Response to Mississippi River Flooding As flooding conditions continue to change due to additional rainfall, the Scott County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), the Cities of Davenport and Bettendorf, partner...
Posted: May 2, 2019
Officials from the City of Davenport and Scott County Emergency Management will be hosting a media briefing related to the Mississippi River flooding impacting downtown Davenport and surrounding areas. Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:00am Davenport Police Department Community Room 416 N Harrison St,...
Posted: April 30, 2019
The Salvation Army will extend the dates for the donation center at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds to accept donations related to residents displaced by the Mississippi River flooding. The Salvation Army will be accepting the following donations: Water Non Perishable Food / Packaged Snacks...
Posted: April 30, 2019

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