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

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Beginning the week of February 8, all vaccine for the 65+ priority group in Scott County will be provided to our three community-wide health systems:  Genesis, UnityPoint Health – Trinity, and Community Health Care, Inc., for administration through their clinics.  People 65+ will be immunized throughout Phase 1B.  At the same time, immunizations will be conducted for priority groups in the Phase 1B Tiers.  Our department will be directly contacting groups in the Tier designations. Learn more here.

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VIDEO: February 25, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing

    Priority Groups Identified in Phase 1B, Tier 1 and Tier 2:  If you have not already been contacted for vaccine, please have one individual from your business/essential organization complete one of the following surveys to provide our department with information on needed vaccinations:

    Ed Rivers

    Edward Rivers, Director of the Scott County Health Department, has announced his retirement effective Friday, March 5.  

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    Current Vaccination Phase: 1B - Individuals 65+ and Tier 1:  First Responders & PK-12 staff, early childhood education, childcare workers.  As additional vaccine makes its way into our community, vaccine will be given to other healthcare workers and then to other priority groups identified by the federal and state advisory groups.