Health News & Notices

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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2 Steps to Save a Life. 1. Dial 911 2. Press Hard and Fast
Learn Hands-Only CPR to Save Lives Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It’s recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an out-of-hospital setting. Hands-Only CPR is easy to learn, doesn't require rescue breaths, but can still save lives! The...
Posted: December 13, 2016
Take the Test Take Control - World AIDS Day December 1, 2016
In recognition of World AIDS Day, free HIV/STD testing is available on December 1st from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center.
Posted: November 23, 2016
It is not too late to fight the flu with a flu shot. Find a clinic near you.
Posted: October 6, 2016
Water Over Road warning sign surrounded by flood waters.
Update: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Flood water has rescinded from the roadway and all routes listed are passable. Original Post: Scott County Secondary Road Department impassable road notice due to flooding. Roads Involved: Y68 / Scott Park Road / Veterans Way (Old Highway 61) is closed at the...
Posted: September 29, 2016
Help your family to be ready in the event of an emergency or disaster by laying out an emergency communications plan: https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan
Posted: September 9, 2016
Why is personal hygiene so important when preparing food? Because germs are not always destroyed by cooking. http://www.foodsafetymonth.com/Home
Posted: September 9, 2016
Fruits and vegetables are the key to healthy eating. Add one more. Try something new. Teach the kids. Try a new recipe. http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/September+is+Fruits+%26+Veggies--More+Matters+Month
Posted: September 9, 2016
Neighborhood comes together to recycle around new cart.
The GO All In recycling program starts August 1. Residents now can place all their recyclables in their new carts, which were delivered in June and July. Sorting of recyclables is no longer required, but recycling and garbage are still separate.
Posted: August 1, 2016
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Scott County Health Department has a new look! Find us on: Facebook l Twitter l Instagram l Pinterest
Posted: July 1, 2016
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VIDEO - Get a firsthand look at the many public health services that are provided by the Scott County Health Department.
Posted: July 1, 2016
Logo: Join the Movement - I Got Tested - greaterthan.org
Visit Walgreens at 1805 Brady Street, Davenport to get FREE onsite HIV testing on June 23-24th between 3pm-7pm or June 25th from 10am to 2pm.
Posted: June 22, 2016
May is Mental Health Month: 1 in 5 adults in the United States experiences mental illness. Learn more this Mental Health Month.
Posted: May 1, 2016
National Public Health Week - www.nphw.org - An Initiative of the American Public Health Association
Public Health Protects! Learn how the clinical services and environmental health teams work to protect children from lead poisoning in Scott County. http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/health/childhood-lead-poisoning-prevention
Posted: April 1, 2016
The third step in protecting your sexual health is Treat . Some STDs can be cured with the right medicine from your doctor. It is important that you take all of the medication your doctor prescribes. Other STDs are not curable, but they are treatable. Your doctor can talk with you about which medications are right for you. Learn more!
Posted: March 31, 2016
The Tobacco-Free QC Coalition has posted the Year in Review for FY2015. The TFQC is a bi-state coalition formed by a visionary effort to unite many local resources to reduce the impact of tobacco and improve the health of the Quad City community.
Posted: February 26, 2016
February 14 is National Condom Day. Click on this link to learn more about STD prevention and treatment.
Posted: February 12, 2016
The January Public Health Connection talks about the benefits of workplace wellness programs and covering your cough when sick. Read all about it! http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/health/newsletter .
Posted: January 7, 2016
Cervical Health Awareness Month: the HPV vaccine and screenings are the best ways to prevent and detect cervical cancer.
Posted: January 4, 2016
The December newsletter describes tips for maintaining a healthy state of mind this winter and staying safe on the road. Read all about it in the Public Health Connection :
Posted: December 8, 2015
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The Scott County Health Department 2015 Fiscal Year Annual Report is now available. We are thankful for the many partnerships and accomplishments of the past year and look forward to another year of promoting public health in our community! Read the full report at on the Annual Report page.
Posted: November 19, 2015
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Scott County Health Department’s I-Smile™ Silver pilot program has been working to improve the oral health of seniors. Daily oral hygiene and dental care help older adults stay healthy. Through education and partnerships, we can support overall health for seniors! Learn more in this month’s...
Posted: November 1, 2015
Breast Cancer Awareness: Scott County Care for Yourself can help!
Posted: October 1, 2015
Flu season is here! Get the flu shot. Click to learn more!
Posted: October 1, 2015
Bat,Rabies
What is Rabies? Rabies disease affects the brain and is fatal to humans. It is spread by animals infected by the rabies virus like bats, raccoons, skunks, and others. The best prevention is to avoid animal bites and vaccinate pets. Learn more about rabies in the October newsletter.
Posted: October 1, 2015
Do you know which health needs exist in our community? Findings of the 2015 Quad Cities Community Health Assessment are now available!
Posted: September 15, 2015
If disaster strikes, are you ready? Whether at home, in our neighborhoods, at work/school, or traveling the globe, prepare for everywhere! Check out the September Public Health Connection Newsletter to learn more.
Posted: September 9, 2015
Labor Day picnics and cookouts are a great time...when they are food-borne illness free! Learn more.
Posted: September 1, 2015
Elementary students back to school.
August means back to school time! Check out the Public Health Connection August newsletter for a "healthy" back to school checklist.
Posted: August 11, 2015
From family picnics to potlucks to backyard barbeques, tips from the Food Program at the Scott County Health Department can help you enjoy some of the favorite foods of summer safely!
Posted: August 7, 2015
We all need shots to protect us from diseases. Learn more!
Posted: August 1, 2015
Alert Iowa
Scott County is part of the State of Iowa Alert Iowa - a county/statewide mass notification and emergency messaging system which can be used by state and local authorities to quickly disseminate emergency information to residents in counties that utilize the system. Learn More and Sign Up
Posted: July 9, 2015
How do you children are ready for school? Check their smiles!
Posted: May 4, 2015
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Beginning in late 2014, the health entities in our community, Scott County Health Department, Rock Island County Health Department, Community Health Care, Inc., Genesis Health System, UnityPoint Health - Trinity, and the Quad City Health Initiative, began undertaking the process of planning the...
Posted: April 17, 2015
The “You are the Key” campaign targets parents, the decision - makers when it comes to vaccinating their children. “ About 79 million Americans are currently infected with HPV. About 14 million people become newly infected each year,” said Scott County Health Department’s Clinical Services Coordinator Roma Taylor.
Posted: April 7, 2015
Looking for ways to stay fit and healthy this spring? We have some great ideas to share to get you on the right track! Check out the link below for FREE, fun, local ways to get out and get moving! Get Moving! Connect to Healthy Living
Posted: April 1, 2015

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