DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 1, 2020)  Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Roxanna Moritz confirmed today that the Iowa Primary Election in Scott County will be held tomorrow, June 2, 2020. The polls will be open, 7AM-9PM, pursuant to state law.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 29, 2020) — The Scott County Sheriff has announced the first positive case of COVID-19 in the Scott County Jail. Recently an inmate was booked into the jail on new charges. Prior to being brought to jail, the inmate, who was not showing symptoms, was tested for COVID-19 based on a statement that the inmate believed they would test positive.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 20, 2020) — In addition to our Fairmount Window opening, the Davenport Public Library has scheduled Curbside Pickup available at Main (321 Main St. and Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) for limited hours beginning on Tuesday, May 26, 1–5PM. Curbside will be available Monday-Friday, 1–5PM for hold pick-ups only.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 28, 2020) — Iowa 211 announced today that it has just reached the milestone of 35,000 calls from Iowans since the pandemic began. Iowa 211 began fielding calls using information provided by The Iowa Department of Public Health on March 8. Since beginning that partnership, nearly 20,000 Iowans from all 99 counties have contacted 211 via telephone, text, or the 211 app to ask questions specifically related to COVID-19.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 24, 2020) — The Davenport Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of two new streaming entertainment resources: IndieFlix and Qello Concerts.

IndieFlix provides access to over 7,000 high-quality shorts, features, documentaries, classic-TV shows, and Web series from 85 countries. It includes films from major festivals all over the world, including Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more!

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 22, 2020) — Ombudsman Kristie Hirschman is calling upon the public to stay on guard against child abuse, citing numbers from the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) that abuse allegations have fallen sharply since the COVID-19 pandemic prompted leaders to close schools.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 20, 2020) — Although more than 60 years have passed since the first National Library Week celebration, the original goals of celebrating libraries, promoting reading for leisure, improving incomes and health, and developing strong and happy family life, are still relevant today.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 6, 2020) — Due to COVID-19 the following locations are not accessible to the public:

All City of Davenport offices and The Public Works Center.

Police Department front desk and records office.

Main, Fairmount, and Eastern Library branches.

Parks and Recreation administrative offices.

River’s Edge, Roosevelt Community Center, and Junior Theatre.

Vander Veer Conservatory.

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 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.

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