Health Department

The Scott County Health Department promotes, protects, and preserves health through leadership, service, education and partnerships.


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Scott County Health Department (SCHD) has been notified of the first COVID-19 death of a Scott County resident, an elderly adult (>81 years old).

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AUDIO: April 6, 2020 Scott County Iowa & Rock Island County Illinois Health Department Press Briefing

    We are in This Together Iowa:  protect your family and community

    Iowa Governor, Kim Reynolds, extends the Public Health Emergency Declaration through April 30, 2020. 

    Read the full proclaimation:

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    VIDEO: Our community is committed to working together to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the Quad Cities. Many elected officials have joined together to share the important “Keep Staying at Home” message with our community. #TogetherQC Do your part: Stay Home. Save Lives.

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    Find the most current information on COVID-19 here.  

    COVID-19:  Special STD Clinic Hours

    Scott County Health Department will now provide STD clinical services on a limited basis, by appointment only.

    Services will be offered on Tuesdays with appointments available from 12pm to 3:30pm, and on Fridays with appointments available from 8:15am to 11:15am, beginning Tuesday 3/24 and until further notice. Services are available for Scott County residents with proof of address. Please call (563)-326-8618 to be screened for an appointment.

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    The Iowa Department of Public Health has established a hotline for questions regarding COVID-19/coronavirus. Dial 2-1-1 to have your questions answered.

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    As of 3/22/2020, it is recommended that Iowans self-isolate for 14 days if you have:

    • Traveled outside of Iowa for business or vacation in the last 14 days.
    • Taken a cruise anywhere in the world in the last 14 days.
    • Traveled internationally to a country with a level 3 travel warning in the last 14 days.
    • Live with someone who has symptoms of COVID-19 or has tested positive for COVID-19.

    Learn more:

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) are closely monitoring the spread of novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) in the U.S. and Iowa.

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    Scott County Conservation parks continue to look at ways to help protect the health of visitors and staff during the COVID-19 health emergency. Our parks are still open. However, in accordance to CDC guidelines and in response to the Iowa state parks decision to reduce certain park amenities as part of the COVID-19 response, we are announcing the following operational changes, effectively immediately:

    • All bathrooms, including pit latrines and shower-houses, are closed until further notice. Visitors should bring their own hand sanitizer, as no soap or sanitizer will be available in the park.
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    The 2020 Annual Operating Permit (AOP) invoices for properties with onside wastewater treatment systems have been mailed out to property owners.  AOPs are due March 1 and can be paid through the mail, in person, and online.