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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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Sign for COVID Pfizer & J&J vaccines
SCHD is now offering BOTH Comirnaty/Pfizer (12+) and Johnson & Johnson (18+) vaccines on a walk-in basis. Learn more here .
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VIDEO: December 15, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: November 1, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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Scott County Health Department has participated with area health care partners in the 2021 Quad Cities Community Health Assessment. Tell us what you think! A draft of the assessment and a public comment survey are posted at quadcities.healthforecast.net .
Posted: October 26, 2021
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VIDEO: September 24, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: September 3, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: September 3, 2021
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Scott County in the HIGH Level of Community Transmission of Coronavirus. Wearing a face mask is recommended when in indoor public places.
Posted: August 2, 2021
Scott County is at Substantial Level of Transmission of the Coronavirus
Message from Director Amy Thoreson on Scott County in the SUBSTANTIAL level of community transmission and the CDC's guidance that masks be work in indoor public spaces.
Posted: July 30, 2021
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VIDEO: June 28, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: July 28, 2021
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VIDEO: June 28, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: June 28, 2021
Johnson & Johnson walk-in clinic message with pic of health department building
Health Department is offering the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine onsite: Mondays-Fridays, 8am-4pm. Learn more here .
Posted: May 24, 2021
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VIDEO: May 18, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: May 13, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: May 4, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: May 4, 2021
American Heart Association reports 8-10 times higher risk of blood clots due to COVID-19 infection than after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. Read more here .
Posted: April 30, 2021
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VIDEO: April 28, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: April 20, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: April 13, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: April 6, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: March 30, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: March 23, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: March 23, 2021
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VIDEO: March 11, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: March 11, 2021
Iowa Eligibility Update
On Thursday, March 4, the Iowa Department of Public Health announced that beginning Monday, March 8, health care providers are now authorized to vaccinate individuals 64 years of age and younger with medical conditions that are or may be an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Qualifying...
Posted: March 5, 2021
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VIDEO: March 4, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: March 4, 2021
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VIDEO: March 2, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: March 2, 2021
On February 27, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. Learn more about the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine: https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/janssen-covid-19-vaccine
Posted: March 1, 2021
Ed Rivers
Edward Rivers, Director of the Scott County Health Department, has announced his retirement effective Friday, March 5. Message from Edward Rivers
Posted: February 26, 2021
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VIDEO: February 25, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: February 25, 2021
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VIDEO: February 23, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: February 18, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: February 16, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
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VIDEO: February 9, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: February 9, 2021
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VIDEO: February 11, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: February 9, 2021
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VIDEO: February 4, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: February 4, 2021
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VIDEO: February 2, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: February 2, 2021
Public Health Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Thank you for your patience as our department rolled out the first public clinic and the use of a new vaccine management system. We recognize the intense interest in the very limited amount of vaccine, 500 doses total. Due to extreme demand even...
Posted: February 1, 2021
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VIDEO: January 28, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
Posted: January 28, 2021

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