Health Department

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


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VIDEO: October 22, 2020 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing

    Letters Q and C; letter Q has a mask drawn on it

    Scott County Health Department is a proud partner of the QC COVID-19 Coalition, a collaboration of Quad Cities area health, business, government, non-profit, and emergency management organizations working to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

    In response to the recent increase in the spread of COVID-19, #TogetherQC highlights the steps we as Quad Citians must take to face this pandemic together:

    • We protect our neighbors.
    • We mask up by wearing face coverings.
    • We social distance by staying 6 feet apart.

    We encourage individuals, families, and businesses to join together in the #TogetherQC Campaign to mask up, stay physically [ Click Title for Full Article ]

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    Guidance for Celebrating Halloween

    A printable version of this guidance is available here: Guidance for Celebrating Halloween

    Downloadable graphics are available at the bottom of this page.

    Activities that minimize close contact between non-household members.

    • Carving or decorating pumpkins
      • Indoors with members of your household.
      • Outdoors, at a safe distance, with neighbors or friends.
    • Online parties/
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    Graphic - COVID-19 & Voting with SCHD logo

    Connect to information on levels of COVID-19 risk when voting and how to minimize the spread of COVID-19 when voting in person.

    Important Notice: County departments and offices are open by web, email, phone, and by appointment.

    If planning a visit, please contact the department or office for more information about their appointment process.

    Those with on site appointments are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering.

    Honor flight veterans at a memorial in Washington DC.
    Wednesday, November 11, 2020

    Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in observation of Veterans Day.

    Visit the Scott County Veterans Memorial of those from Scott County who made the supreme sacrifice. For Veterans Day information including proclamations, history, posters, and more, visit

    Bars, restaurants, and other food establishments are required to ensure social distancing and hygiene inside their establishment.  Masks are recommended, but not required at food establishments.  

    To report bars, restaurants, or other food establishments in violation of the governor's proclamation for social distancing or hygiene, visit:

    • Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals:  Report a Violation
    • You may upload supporting photo or video evidence of the violation(s). The images should be time-stamped or encoded.
    Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

    Health Department (Temporary) $17.50 per hour

    Application Deadline: Thursday, December 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time. New
    MMWR Graph of national COVID-19 cases and events taking place

    A detailed analysis of the current research on the role of masks in preventing spread of COVID-19.

    Guidance is available to assist in the planning of events identified as "mass gatherings" during COVID-19.  Please see the following guidance: