Public Health

The public health of our community is of the utmost importance, that is why the Linn County Public Health department is currently closed to the public. However, it is important that we maintain a high level of service while keeping staff and customers safe. As always, you may contact our office at 319-892-6000 Monday – Friday. Phones will be answered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the building closure.

We appreciate your patience during this unprecedented time and we thank all of Linn County for your continued support.

Linn County Public Health (LCPH) serves more than 224,000 residents of Linn County through its numerous programs and services to keep the community healthy. 


Build a healthier Linn County.

Notice to Visitors

LCPH is a 100% tobacco-free campus. Please do not use tobacco products while on LCPH property (including the grounds).

LCPH parking lots are idle-free zones. Visitors are encouraged to turn off their vehicles once the vehicles are parked. (In cases of extreme hot or cold conditions or in other circumstances, idling is permitted.)

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  1. Guidance for Preventing COVID-19 Spread Within Long Term Care Facilities

    Linn County Public Health is working closely with a local long-term care facility in response to a COVID-19 outbreak. Read on...
  2. First COVID-19 Death Confirmed in Linn County

    LINN COUNTY, IA - Linn County Public Health (LCPH) has been notified of the first death associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Linn County. The 61-80 year old male had underlying health conditions. Read on...
  3. COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Linn County

    Linn County Public Health (LCPH) is closely monitoring the spread of coronavirus and has announced the first laboratory diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Linn County at a news conference Saturday morning. Read on...
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