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Scott County now at high level of transmission of the coronavirus.

8/2/2021:

Due to an increase in our percent positive rate in the past 7 days, Scott County is now in the HIGH level of transmission of the coronavirus.

For communities with HIGH level of transmission, CDC updated guidance recommends that masks be worn in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status. 

For more information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html?fbclid=IwAR29gf9WL0U29dhyd1wINtvR7RDMtk_Boic92gSvoyG5j23Ll06OJ64uUOc

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VIDEO: A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in a Scott County resident who is a middle aged adult (41-60 years of age).
Posted: March 21, 2020
VIDEO: Scott County Health Department Director, Ed Rivers, thanks the Quad Cities community for rising up when asked to respond to the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: March 21, 2020
VIDEO: Scott County, Iowa, Health Department Director, Ed Rivers, explains social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by new (novel) Coronavirus.
Posted: March 20, 2020
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AUDIO: March 20, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 20, 2020
VIDEO: An important message from director, Ed Rivers regarding a COVID-19 case in Scott County.
Posted: March 19, 2020
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AUDIO: March 19, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 19, 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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AUDIO: March 18, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 18, 2020
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AUDIO: March 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 17, 2020
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Governor Reynolds issued a proclamation closing all dine-in restaurants and bars in Iowa beginning today, March 17th, 2020 at noon. Food service establishments can continue to operate by carryout, drive-thru or delivery. This will be in effect until March 31, 2020 at 11:59 pm. The proclamation also...
Posted: March 17, 2020
Cancelling all clinics.
ATTENTION: Effective immediately, we are CANCELLING all Immunization and STD/HIV clinics at Scott County Health Department until further notice.
Posted: March 17, 2020
What does it mean when people say practice social distancing? Right now, it means: Keep at least 6-feet between you and others. For many adults, that is approximately their arm span. Avoid shaking hands or hugging as a social greeting. Consider avoiding social gatherings/community events where you...
Posted: March 14, 2020
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VIDEO: Quad Cities COVID-19 Coalition Press Conference March 13, 2020
Posted: March 13, 2020
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Quad Cities COVID-19 Update – 3/13/2020 Due to a global increase in COVID-19, a coalition of Quad Cities area health, business, government and emergency management officials have united to assess our regional situation and provide recommendations on how to minimize the risk for community spread. We...
Posted: March 13, 2020
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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.
Posted: March 10, 2020
Monday, March 9, 2020: Dr. Louis Katz, Medical Director for the Scott County Health Department, and community health partners provided a local update on COVID-19:
Posted: March 9, 2020
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On February 6, 2020, the Scott County Board of Supervisors passed and approved new Chapter 39 - Tanning Facilities to the Scott County Code of Ordinances . The code establishes an ordinance for minimum standards for inspections and provides penalties for violation of the provisions of tanning...
Posted: February 6, 2020
Infographic detailing steps to keep food safe for super bowl parties
Food is sometimes the best part of the Super Bowl! Follow this food safety rules to make sure your game day buffet is a win! https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/communication/rules-of-game.html
Posted: January 27, 2020
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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.
Posted: January 23, 2020
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CANCELLED
Posted: January 20, 2020

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