DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 6, 2020) — Scott County Health Department (SCHD) has been notified of the first COVID-19 death of a Scott County resident, an elderly adult (>81 years old).

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 25, 2020) — Two additional cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Scott County residents. Both are middle aged adults (41-60 years of age) who are currently hospitalized.

PRESS RELEASE (March 18, 2020) — In partnership with the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Rock Island and Scott County Health Departments and Rock Island and Scott County Emergency Management Agencies are encouraging businesses and organizations to donate extra personal protective equipment (PPE) to assist health care providers and health care facilities responding to COVID-19.

Any type of PPE is welcomed:

PRESS RELEASE (March 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 understand this is an evolving situation and there are concerns in the community. We want to address your concerns with factual information.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 19, 2019) — The State of Iowa is seeking and collecting information from impacted residents following the Mississippi Flooding that took place in April and May 2019. The state seeks to gather feedback on housing impacts and unmet needs experienced by residents as a result of the extensive river flooding. This information from residents will allow the state to request additional funds from Congress.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 26, 2019) — On National HIV Testing Day, clinical staff-members working for The Scott County Health Department will be providing free and quick HIV tests at the Walgreens Pharmacy on 1805 Brady Street in Davenport, Iowa. Information will be shared about HIV prevention and treatment options and questions will be answered on Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10AM-7PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 5, 2019) — Beginning Tuesday, June 5, the coordination of flood volunteer and requests for assistance will be transitioning from Scott County EMA’s Volunteer Hotline to the following partners:

Volunteer Opportunities:

To volunteer, register with the following agencies:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 30, 2019) — The State of Iowa has announced that individuals in Scott County impacted by the severe weather (heavy rains, hail, wind-damage, and flash-flooding) beginning May 17, 2019 and on-going, may be eligible for assistance from the State of Iowa through The Iowa Assistance Grant Program and The Disaster Case Management Program.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 28, 2019) — The Flood Assistance Center event scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, 2019. at the former Office Max building near Northpark Mall is being postponed due to rising flood-waters and response needed by participating agencies. This event will be rescheduled at a later date.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 24, 2019) — The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities is reporting that the continued rainfall, saturated ground-conditions, and the potential for several rounds of thunderstorms over the weekend, will lead to rising river levels. The Mississippi River is continuing to rise and potentially increase to a level between 20.5 feet and 23 feet at the Rock Island location as soon as May 31 (see second link below). As a result of this information:

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