Scott County Health Department

Scott County Health Department Scott County Health Department (SCHD), located in Davenport, Iowa, is a local public health governmental agency. Vision: Scott County – A safe and healthy community

The Scott County Health Department is dedicated to providing public health services to address everyday and emerging health issues.
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Staff at the health department work hard to provide the ten essential public health services:
1. Monitor health status
2. Diagnose/Investigate health problems and hazards
3. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility and quality
4. Develop policies and plans
5. Enforce laws and regulations
6. Research for new insights and innovative solutions
7. Link people to needed personal health services
8. Assure a competent public and personal health workforce
9. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues
10. Mobilize community partnerships

The Scott County Health Department is responsible for the day-to-day safety and health of the public. On any given day, staff are conducting restaurant inspections, inspecting water wells, providing immunizations, testing for STD’s and HIV, writing grants, providing education to the community, and much more. Staff also addresses emerging issues such as SARS, West Nile Virus, healthcare provider shortages, and Bio-Emergency threats, as well as Influenza and Pertussis. SCHD provides public health services that prevent, promote, and protect the health and the environment of Scott County, Iowa. Twitter: @scotthealthdept
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YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoeVy7TakVnWaFWgRAgs7CA

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Elevating the workforce is vital to public health. Learn more about our workplace wellness program,

https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/community-transformation/workplace-wellness.

The SCHD offers a workplace wellness assessment and free technical assistance to develop or strengthen environmental changes and wellness policies to promote physical activity, healthy eating, chronic disease prevention, and leadership. There are many different ways this can be done. SCHD works with...

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You can find local vaccine appointments (via telephone or via the computer) on our website: https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-clinic

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Find a local vaccine provider here: https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-clinic.

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https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/group/gender/transgender/cdc-hiv-transgender-factsheet.pdf

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Schedule your vaccination appointment with a local provider now: https://togetherqc.com/2021/04/covid19-vaccine-options/

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Schedule your vaccination appointment with a local provider now: https://togetherqc.com/2021/04/covid19-vaccine-options/

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https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-clinic
For Moderna, the second dose is due a month (28 days) after the first. For Pfizer, the second dose is due 3 weeks (21 days) later. The CDC says you are on time if you can get it within 6 weeks.

Have you missed your second dose of COVID-19 vaccine? Check out the vaccine opportunities listed on our webpage and get fully vaccinated!
https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-clinic
For Moderna, the second dose is due a month (28 days) after the first. For Pfizer, the second dose is due 3 weeks (21 days) later. The CDC says you are on time if you can get it within 6 weeks.

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QC COVID-19 Press Briefing - 4/13/21

Dr. Louis Katz, SCHD medical director, participated in today's update with the media to discuss the pause in administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

**The recommendation is that individuals still be vaccinated with the available Pfizer and Moderna vaccines during this time, while the CDC and Advisory Council on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meet to gather more information and make further recommendations on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Vaccine appointment options can be found on our website: https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-clinic

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600 W 4th Street
Davenport, IA
52801-1030

http://www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/citibus

General information

Moderated Online Discussion Site: The purpose of this site is to present matters of public interest in Scott County to its many residents, businesses, and visitors. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note this is a moderated online discussion site and not a public forum. Once posted, Scott County reserves the right to delete submissions that contain: a) Profanity and vulgar or abusive language; b) Personal attacks or threats of any kind; c) Offensive comments that target or disparage any ethnic, racial, or religious group; d) Sexual content or links to sexual content; e) Sensitive information (for example, information that could compromise public safety or ongoing investigations); f) Spam or include links to other sites; g) Advocate illegal activity; h) Promote particular services, products, or political organizations/candidates; i) Infringe on copyrights or trademarks; j) Use personally identifiable medical information; k) Comments not topically related to the particular social medium article being commented upon clearly off topic Please note that the comments expressed on this site do not reflect the opinions and position of the Scott County government or its officers and employees. If you have any questions concerning the operation of this online moderated discussion site, please contact [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(563) 326-8618

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