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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Mental Health Access Center Moves Forward

Mental Health Access Center Moves Forward

With so much uncertainty right now, it can be reassuring to look forward to positive aspects of the future. One bright light during this time is plans for the Mental Health Access Center are moving forward. Although the Access Center was notified it will ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Improvement Project Set to Begin on County Home Road

County Home Road Improvement Project

Update 4/2/20: The start date for this project has been changed to April 13, 2020.

County Home Road will soon be under construction from N Center Point Road to the bridge over Indian Creek 1/2 mile west of Highway 13. Construction improvements inc...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Linn County Extends Closure of Most County Facilities

Most Linn County Offices Closed

To protect the health and safety of Linn County employees and the general public, Linn County is extending the closure of most County facilities to the general public until April 7, 2020. This extension aligns with Governor Reynold’s proclamatio...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Linn County Mourns the Passing of Former County Supervisor Jean Oxley

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With deepest sympathy, Linn County mourns the passing of former Linn County Supervisor Jean Oxley. Oxley died March 29, 2020. She was 94.  

Oxley was the first woman elected to serve on the Linn County Board of Supervisors. She served Lin...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

First COVID-19 Death Confirmed in Linn County

COVID-19 Update Newsflash

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today notified Linn County officials of the first death of a Linn County resident associated with COVID-19. The 61-80 year old male had underlying health conditions.

The Linn County Board of Supervisors released ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Linn County

Coronavirus under the microscope

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. The individual is receiving appropriate medical care. ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Linn County Adopts Temporary Employment Policy to Minimize Impact to County Services

Linn County Adopts Temporary Employment Policy

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has adopted a temporary employment policy for Linn County employees in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The policy will help ensure the health and safety of Linn County employees while providing f...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Current Updates on Linn County’s Response to Coronavirus

Linn County's Covid-19 Response

Linn County officials continue to closely follow the latest developments on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to ensure the health and safety of our community and to help ensure the actions we are taking are in line with the latest Iowa Department of P...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Linn County Declares Local Disaster Emergency in Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

COVID Declaration of Emergency

In support of the recommendation by the Linn County Emergency Management Agency, the Linn County Board of Supervisors today declared a formal local state of disaster emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The emergency declaration (PDF)...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Linn County Prepares for COVID-19

Coronavirus under a microscope

Linn County is taking steps to prepare for the potential of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Linn County. Currently, there are no cases of COVID-19 in Linn County. However, Linn County is following the recommendation of Public Health officials to ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Linn County Public Health Encourages Communities to Prepare for Potential COVID-19 Cases

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LINN COUNTY, IA – The first COVID-19 cases in Iowa were announced this week, which has resulted in increasing awareness and preparation for the potential spread of COVID-19 to Linn County communities. Linn County Public Health (LCPH) continues t...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus under a microscope

Linn County Public Health is working closely with federal, state, and local healthcare partners to plan for prevention and response to the expanding global outbreak of COVID-19. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. COVID-...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Linn County Releases FY19 Annual Report

Annual report cover Cedar River with trees along the river bank

Linn County has released its fiscal year 2019 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)(PDF). The report provides residents with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent in an easy-to-read format. The annual report is part of Linn County&am...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Linn County LIFTS Moves to New Location, Focuses on Customer Satisfaction

LIFTS buses lined up and ready for passengers

Linn County LIFTS is moving to a new location that will allow the department to improve on what it already does best – serve its customers. The move to 5815 4th St. SW in Cedar Rapids, which will be complete by February 3, will provide many bene...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Linn County Conservation Board Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

Conservation FY19 Annual Report Cover

The Linn County Conservation Board is pleased to release the fiscal year 2019 Annual Report, which highlights work and financial activities from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019. Project planning was a major emphasis during FY 19, which included major park an...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Grow Solar Linn County Concludes With Record-Breaking Numbers

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The Grow Solar Linn County group purchase program has wrapped up their most successful year to date, surpassing its final benchmark of 350 kilowatts (kW) with 90 properties achieving 734.06 kW of new solar to be installed on properties in Linn County. Thi...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Bill of Sale Required for Transferring Vehicle Titles Beginning January 1, 2020

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Effective January 1, 2020, the Linn County Treasurer’s Office will require customers to provide a bill of sale when transferring titles to motor vehicles between private parties. A bill of sale or purchase agreement is already required for vehicles purcha...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Linn County Launches Mobile App

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Linn County recently launched a new mobile app for its redesigned website LinnCounty.org. The app provides residents and visitors with convenient access to County news, events, public meetings, job openings, road construction, and much more. 

The ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) launches Wings2Water

Aviation wings with water teardrop

 LINN COUNTY, IA  October 16- Wings2Water, a fundraising platform for water quality projects in Linn and Johnson Counties, has officially launched providing a way for anyone to help contribute to regional water quality improvement projec...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Linn County Launches New Brand and Logo System

Linn County Logo

Linn County is getting a new look! The County recently developed a new brand in an effort to create greater consistency among County departments and committees and to better serve its customers.

The new brand system includes a fresh new logo that is bold a...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Current Updates on Linn County’s Response to Coronavirus

Linn County's Covid-19 Response

Linn County officials continue to closely follow the latest developments on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to ensure the health and safety of our community and to help ensure the actions we are taking are in line with the latest Iowa Department of P...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Most Linn County Facilities Close to the Public

Most Linn County Offices Closed

Updated March 23, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to limit public interactions and gatherings under guidance by local, state, and federal officials, most Linn County facilities are closed to the general public effective immediately. Th...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Linn County Releases FY19 Annual Report

Annual report cover Cedar River with trees along the river bank

Linn County has released its fiscal year 2019 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)(PDF). The report provides residents with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent in an easy-to-read format. The annual report is part of Linn County&am...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Board of Supervisors Signs Climate Crisis Resolution

Trees along river with Linn County logo

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today signed a resolution (PDF) declaring a climate crisis. The resolution commits to accelerated action to address the crisis in collaboration with other governments and community organizations.

The Intergovernmental P...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Linn County Launches New Brand and Logo System

New Linn County Logo

Linn County is getting a new look! The County recently developed a new brand in an effort to create greater consistency among County departments and committees and to better serve its customers.

The new brand system includes a fresh new logo that is bold a...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Teens and Social Media

We are committed to educating the public about the potential perils of online sexting, bullying and harassment among minors and illegal online behavior of adults that may put our minors in danger. If you’d like to request us to appear and discus...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Linn County Releases FY19 Annual Report

Annual report cover Cedar River with trees along the river bank

Linn County has released its fiscal year 2019 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)(PDF). The report provides residents with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent in an easy-to-read format. The annual report is part of Linn County&am...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Linn County Wins Five National Communication Awards

Savvy Award trophies

The Linn County Communications Department earned five national communication and marketing awards at the City-County Communications and Marketing Association (3CMA) Annual Conference September 5 in Denver, CO.

The Savvy Awards, held in conjunction with 3CM...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Linn County Conservation - Outdoor Restrooms Closed

Linn County Conservation logo

LINN COUNTY, IA  March 30, 2020 – For the health and safety of the public in reducing the spread of COVID-19, Linn County Conservation has temporarily closed all outdoor restrooms within its parks, trails, natural areas, and preserves. ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Linn County Conservation - Playgrounds and Nature Playscape Closed

Linn County Conservation logo

LINN COUNTY, IA  March 25, 2020 – For the health and safety of the public in reducing the spread of COVID-19, Linn County Conservation is temporarily closing its playgrounds and nature playscape. These include the playgrounds located at...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Linn County Conservation taking additional steps to assist in preventing the spread of COVID-19

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LINN COUNTY, IA – March 16, 2020 

Ensuring the health and safety of Linn County Conservation visitors and employees continues to be a top priority. The following measures are taking place to help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19....

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Linn County Conservation Board releases Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

LCCB Annual Report 2019

The Linn County Conservation Board is pleased to release the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report, which highlights work and financial activities from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019. Project planning was a major emphasis during FY 19, which included major park an...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Linn County Conservation Board Unveils Strategic Plan

2020 LCCB Strategic Plan

The Linn County Conservation Board has unveiled an updated strategic plan, a framework to further conserve natural resources while promoting the health and welfare of the people and ecosystems of Linn County. 

“The Board and strategic pl...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) launches Wings2Water

Wings2Water Logo dot org color logo

 LINN COUNTY, IA  October 16- Wings2Water, a fundraising platform for water quality projects in Linn and Johnson Counties, has officially launched providing a way for anyone to help contribute to regional water quality improvement projec...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Linn County Conservation presented with 2019 Excellence in Action award from ISAC

Conservation Award Photo

The Linn County 1,000 Acres Pollinator Initiative is a recipient of the 2019 Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC) Excellence in Action Award. The Excellence in Action Award Program is a competitive awards program that seeks to recognize innovative co...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

LIFTS to Deliver Groceries within Linn County during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Linn County LIFTS announced today the start of a new service to deliver groceries and prescriptions within Linn County in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rides and deliveries will be available during normal LIFTS operating hours, 8 am – 5 pm ...

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COVID-19
Posted on: March 30, 2020

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

LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health is working closely with a local long-term care facility in response to a COVID-19 outbreak. The Iowa Department of Public Health and Linn County Public Health are working closely with this facility to ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Linn County Extends Closure of Most County Facilities

Most Linn County Offices Closed

To protect the health and safety of Linn County employees and the general public, Linn County is extending the closure of most County facilities to the general public until April 7, 2020. This extension aligns with Governor Reynold’s proclamatio...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

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.

“We extend our deepest sympathies t...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Linn County Conservation - Playgrounds and Nature Playscape Closed

Linn County Conservation logo

LINN COUNTY, IA  March 25, 2020 – For the health and safety of the public in reducing the spread of COVID-19, Linn County Conservation is temporarily closing its playgrounds and nature playscape. These include the playgrounds located at...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

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. The individual is receiving appropriate medical care. ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Linn County Sheriff's Office Temporarily Closed to the Public

With documented cases of COVID-19 now occurring in Linn County, and in an effort to lessen the chances of exposure to our employees, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office will close to the public effective immediately. 

All of our divisions r...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Linn County Adopts Temporary Employment Policy to Minimize Impact to County Services

Linn County Adopts Temporary Employment Policy

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has adopted a temporary employment policy for Linn County employees in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The policy will help ensure the health and safety of Linn County employees while providing f...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Inmate Visitation at the Linn County Correctional Center will be CANCELED

Due to COVID-19 virus concerns, specifically as they apply to maintaining 6’ social distancing, inmate visitation at the Linn County Correctional Center will be CANCELED effective Sunday, March 22nd. Visitation will resume once precautionary mea...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Linn County Declares Local Disaster Emergency in Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

COVID Declaration of Emergency

In support of the recommendation by the Linn County Emergency Management Agency, the Linn County Board of Supervisors today declared a formal local state of disaster emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The emergency declaration (PDF)...

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COVID-19
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Current Updates on Linn County’s Response to Coronavirus

Linn County's Covid-19 Response

Linn County officials continue to closely follow the latest developments on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to ensure the health and safety of our community and to help ensure the actions we are taking are in line with the latest Iowa Department of P...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Clarification of State Public Health Disaster Emergency Proclamation

LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health received clarification regarding the State of Public Health Disaster Emergency proclamation from the Iowa Department of Public Health which states that “Tattoo parlors, salons, barbershops an...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Longbranch Restaurant and Bar Attendees Asked to Self-Isolate

Linn County Public Health received notification that a D.J. that performed at The Longbranch Restaurant and Bar on Friday, March 6, and Friday, March 13, has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Anyone who was at the The Longbranch Restaurant and Bar on these da...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Linn County Prepares for COVID-19

Coronavirus under a microscope

Linn County is taking steps to prepare for the potential of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Linn County. Currently, there are no cases of COVID-19 in Linn County. However, Linn County is following the recommendation of Public Health officials to ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Linn County Public Health Encourages Communities to Prepare for Potential COVID-19 Cases

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LINN COUNTY, IA – The first COVID-19 cases in Iowa were announced this week, which has resulted in increasing awareness and preparation for the potential spread of COVID-19 to Linn County communities. Linn County Public Health (LCPH) continues t...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Linn County Public Health Advises Residents on Spring Break Travel

LINN COUNTY, IA - Linn County Public Health (LCPH) continues to work with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local partners to monitor and respond to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The v...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Linn County Partners Prepare for Potential COVID-19

Linn County Public Health, UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids, Mercy Medical Center, Eastern Iowa Heal

LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health and local healthcare partners continue to work together and plan for prevention and response to the expanding global outbreak of COVID-19.

“Since the start of this outbreak, Linn County Public...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Media Update

Linn County Public Health, UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids, Mercy Medical Center, Eastern Iowa Heal

The news of recent 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases in the United States has heightened awareness and concern regarding spread of the disease. Linn County Public Health, UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids, Mercy Medical Center and Eastern Iowa Healt...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Improvement Project Set to Begin on County Home Road

County Home Road Improvement Project

Update 4/2/20: The start date for this project has been changed to April 13, 2020.

County Home Road will soon be under construction from N Center Point Road to the bridge over Indian Creek 1/2 mile west of Highway 13. Construction improvements inc...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Dust Control Signup Begins April 1

gravel road

Dust control sign up begins April 1 for residents in unincorporated Linn County. The Linn County Secondary Road Department is temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 virus; however, staff is working and able to help residents complete the dus...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Jordan’s Grove Road to Close for Bridge Replacement

Orange traffic sign says road closed

Jordan’s Grove Road is scheduled to close Monday December 2, 2019 at the Wapsipinicon River for a bridge replacement project. The closure will last 7-9 months depending on weather. The project was awarded to A.M. Cohron & Sons, Inc. of Atlantic, Iowa ...

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Engineering & Secondary Road Department
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Upcoming 2020 Road Construction - County Home Road

County Home Road Project 2020

Update Posted March 2, 2020:

County Home Road will soon be under construction from N Center Point Road to the bridge over Indian Creek 1/2 mile west of Highway 13. Construction includes concrete paving, the addition of right and left turn lanes, and single...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Linn County Releases FY19 Annual Report

Annual report cover Cedar River with trees along the river bank

Linn County has released its fiscal year 2019 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)(PDF). The report provides residents with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent in an easy-to-read format. The annual report is part of Linn County&am...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

LIFTS to Deliver Groceries within Linn County during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Linn County LIFTS announced today the start of a new service to deliver groceries and prescriptions within Linn County in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rides and deliveries will be available during normal LIFTS operating hours, 8 am – 5 pm ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Mental Health Access Center Moves Forward

Mental Health Access Center Moves Forward

With so much uncertainty right now, it can be reassuring to look forward to positive aspects of the future. One bright light during this time is plans for the Mental Health Access Center are moving forward. Although the Access Center was notified it will ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

The Cost of Homelessness in Linn County

A new study by Linn County and Willis Dady Homeless Services takes a look at the cost of homelessness locally. While Linn County has been tracking the number of individuals and families experiencing homelessness for years, this is the first study that loo...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Improvement Project Set to Begin on County Home Road

County Home Road Improvement Project

Update 4/2/20: The start date for this project has been changed to April 13, 2020.

County Home Road will soon be under construction from N Center Point Road to the bridge over Indian Creek 1/2 mile west of Highway 13. Construction improvements inc...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Linn County Extends Closure of Most County Facilities

Most Linn County Offices Closed

To protect the health and safety of Linn County employees and the general public, Linn County is extending the closure of most County facilities to the general public until April 7, 2020. This extension aligns with Governor Reynold’s proclamatio...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Linn County Mourns the Passing of Former County Supervisor Jean Oxley

Jean Oxley photo

With deepest sympathy, Linn County mourns the passing of former Linn County Supervisor Jean Oxley. Oxley died March 29, 2020. She was 94.  

Oxley was the first woman elected to serve on the Linn County Board of Supervisors. She served Lin...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 29, 2020

First COVID-19 Death Confirmed in Linn County

COVID-19 Update Newsflash

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today notified Linn County officials of the first death of a Linn County resident associated with COVID-19. The 61-80 year old male had underlying health conditions.

The Linn County Board of Supervisors released ...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Linn County Adopts Temporary Employment Policy to Minimize Impact to County Services

Linn County Adopts Temporary Employment Policy

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has adopted a temporary employment policy for Linn County employees in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The policy will help ensure the health and safety of Linn County employees while providing f...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Linn County

Coronavirus under the microscope

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. The individual is receiving appropriate medical care. ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Linn County Declares Local Disaster Emergency in Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

COVID Declaration of Emergency

In support of the recommendation by the Linn County Emergency Management Agency, the Linn County Board of Supervisors today declared a formal local state of disaster emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The emergency declaration (PDF)...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Current Updates on Linn County’s Response to Coronavirus

Linn County's Covid-19 Response

Linn County officials continue to closely follow the latest developments on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to ensure the health and safety of our community and to help ensure the actions we are taking are in line with the latest Iowa Department of P...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Linn County Responds to COVID-19

COVID-19 Update Newsflash

Linn County officials continue to closely follow the latest developments on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to ensure the health and safety of our community and to help ensure the actions we are taking are in line with the latest Iowa Department of P...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

People at Risk for Serious Illness from COVID-19 are Encouraged to Take Actions

Linn County Public Health, UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids, Mercy Medical Center, Eastern Iowa Heal

LINN COUNTY, IA – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidance encouraging people at risk for serious illness from COVID-19 to take additional actions to reduce their risk of infection. Older adults and people who hav...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Linn County Prepares for COVID-19

Coronavirus under a microscope

Linn County is taking steps to prepare for the potential of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Linn County. Currently, there are no cases of COVID-19 in Linn County. However, Linn County is following the recommendation of Public Health officials to ...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Linn County Public Health Encourages Communities to Prepare for Potential COVID-19 Cases

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LINN COUNTY, IA – The first COVID-19 cases in Iowa were announced this week, which has resulted in increasing awareness and preparation for the potential spread of COVID-19 to Linn County communities. Linn County Public Health (LCPH) continues t...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Linn County Releases FY19 Annual Report

Annual report cover Cedar River with trees along the river bank

Linn County has released its fiscal year 2019 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)(PDF). The report provides residents with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent in an easy-to-read format. The annual report is part of Linn County&am...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Linn County Conservation Board Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

Conservation FY19 Annual Report Cover

The Linn County Conservation Board is pleased to release the fiscal year 2019 Annual Report, which highlights work and financial activities from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019. Project planning was a major emphasis during FY 19, which included major park an...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Linn County LIFTS Moves to New Location, Focuses on Customer Satisfaction

LIFTS buses lined up and ready for passengers

Linn County LIFTS is moving to a new location that will allow the department to improve on what it already does best – serve its customers. The move to 5815 4th St. SW in Cedar Rapids, which will be complete by February 3, will provide many bene...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Linn County Conservation Board Unveils Strategic Plan

Aerial photo of waterway and trees

The Linn County Conservation Board has unveiled an updated strategic plan, a framework to further conserve natural resources while promoting the health and welfare of the people and ecosystems of Linn County. 

“The Board and strategic pl...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Bill of Sale Required for Transferring Vehicle Titles Beginning January 1, 2020

Bill of Sale form with a pen

Effective January 1, 2020, the Linn County Treasurer’s Office will require customers to provide a bill of sale when transferring titles to motor vehicles between private parties. A bill of sale or purchase agreement is already required for vehicles purcha...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Linn County Launches Mobile App

Mobile phone with Linn County logo

Linn County recently launched a new mobile app for its redesigned website LinnCounty.org. The app provides residents and visitors with convenient access to County news, events, public meetings, job openings, road construction, and much more. 

The ...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) launches Wings2Water

Aviation wings with water teardrop

 LINN COUNTY, IA  October 16- Wings2Water, a fundraising platform for water quality projects in Linn and Johnson Counties, has officially launched providing a way for anyone to help contribute to regional water quality improvement projec...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Linn County Conservation presented with 2019 Excellence in Action award from ISAC

Conservation Award Photo

The Linn County 1,000 Acres Pollinator Initiative is a recipient of the 2019 Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC) Excellence in Action Award. The Excellence in Action Award Program is a competitive awards program that seeks to recognize innovative co...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Board of Supervisors Adopts New Fireworks Resolution

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors this week approved a new resolution (PDF) to replace the existing resolution governing the use of consumer fireworks in unincorporated Linn County.

Under the newly passed resolution, which is effective only in unincorpo...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

New Collaboration in Linn County Aims to Improve Health Outcomes

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Linn County Public Health, in partnership with 19 area agencies, today announced a new collaboration aimed at enhancing communications among independent health and social service organizations to provide better care and measurable improvements in health o...

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Linn County Front Page News

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Posted on: February 13, 2015

2015 Winter Issue of Healthy Linn News is Available

The winter issue of Healthy Linn News focuses on the importance of radon, its connection to health, what you can do to prevent falling victim to the effects of radon, and the radon initiatives that are occurring at Linn County Public Health.

Healthy Linn News - Winter Issue Linn County Public Health Newsletter
Posted on: July 22, 2014

2014 Fall Issue of Healthy Linn News is Available

Welcome to the first issue of the Linn County Public Health Newsletter. This newsletter will be published quarterly, and serves as a source of information for health information in Linn County.

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Lower Cedar Watershed Management Authority Seeks Requests for Proposals

The Lower Cedar Watershed Management Authority (LCWMA) requests proposals from qualified contractors for watershed planning services to develop a comprehensive watershed management plan for the Lower Cedar Watershed.

The Lower Cedar Watershed Management Au...

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Planning & Development
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Linn County to Provide Building Inspections in Alburnett Under 28E Agreement

The City of Alburnett and the Linn County Planning and Development Department have entered into a 28E Agreement that allows Linn County to provide a full range of building inspection services to the residents of Alburnett.

Services include:

  • Review of buildi...
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Planning & Development

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

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

LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health is working closely with a local long-term care facility in response to a COVID-19 outbreak. The Iowa Department of Public Health and Linn County Public Health are working closely with this facility to ...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 29, 2020

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.

“We extend our deepest sympathies t...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 21, 2020

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. The individual is receiving appropriate medical care. ...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Clarification of State Public Health Disaster Emergency Proclamation

LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health received clarification regarding the State of Public Health Disaster Emergency proclamation from the Iowa Department of Public Health which states that “Tattoo parlors, salons, barbershops an...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Longbranch Restaurant and Bar Attendees Asked to Self-Isolate

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Linn County Public Health received notification that a D.J. that performed at the The Longbranch Restaurant and Bar on Friday, March 6, and Friday, March 13, has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Anyone who was at the The Longbranch Restaurant and Bar on thes...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Linn County Public Health Encourages Communities to Prepare for Potential COVID-19 Cases

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LINN COUNTY, IA – The first COVID-19 cases in Iowa were announced this week, which has resulted in increasing awareness and preparation for the potential spread of COVID-19 to Linn County communities. Linn County Public Health (LCPH) continues t...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Linn County Public Health Advises Residents on Spring Break Travel

LINN COUNTY, IA - Linn County Public Health (LCPH) continues to work with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local partners to monitor and respond to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The v...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Linn County Partners Prepare for Potential COVID-19

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LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health and local healthcare partners continue to work together and plan for prevention and response to the expanding global outbreak of COVID-19.

“Since the start of this outbreak, Linn County Public...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Linn County Worksite Wellness Committee Offers Free Worksite Wellness Assessments

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LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health and the Linn County Worksite Wellness Committee is now offering the 2020 worksite wellness assessment to all employers in Linn County. Join the growing number of companies who are taking advantage of t...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 6, 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Media Update

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The news of recent 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases in the United States has heightened awareness and concern regarding spread of the disease. Linn County Public Health, UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids, Mercy Medical Center and Eastern Iowa Healt...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Grow Solar Linn County Concludes With Record-Breaking Numbers

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Linn County, IA - The Grow Solar Linn County group purchase program has wrapped up their most successful year to date, surpassing its final benchmark of 350 kilowatts (kW) with 90 properties achieving 734.06 kW of new solar to be installed on properties i...

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Public Health
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Linn County Public Health Releases Annual Report

Linn County, IA – At a joint meeting on Friday, November 15, Linn County Board of Health Chair Mark Taylor and Linn County Board of Supervisor Chair Stacey Walker jointly released the Linn County Public Health (LCPH) FY19 Annual Report....

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Public Health
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Linn County Public Health Moves to Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris Building

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Linn County, IA – Linn County Public Health offices will close beginning at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, November 6, through Friday, November 8th. Linn County Public Health will reopen on Tuesday, November 12 at their new location, The Dr. Percy and Li...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Linn County Opioid Steering Committee Releases 2019 Linn County Opioid Action Plan

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Linn County, IA – The opioid epidemic is a public health concern and county specific data has indicated opioid misuse to have a negative health impact within Linn County. Pramod Dwivedi, Health Director at Linn County Public Health, notes that &...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Grow Solar Linn County Reaches Discount Milestone

Solar Group Buy Achieves Discount for Participants, More Time to Join Program

Grow Solar Linn County rolled past its first milestone, over 50kW of residential solar contracted for Linn County.  The milestone triggers a price break for all particip...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Linn County Public Health Expands Iowa’s First Wood-Burning Appliance Change-Out Program

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LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health (LCPH) is expanding the Wood-Burning Change-Out Program – a voluntary program to improve air quality by providing vouchers to eligible homeowners to remove and replace old, non-certified wood...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 18, 2019

New Collaboration in Linn County Aims to Improve Health Outcomes

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LINN COUNTY, IA – Linn County Public Health, in partnership with 19 area agencies, today announced a new collaboration aimed at enhancing communications among independent health and social service organizations to provide better care and measurable improv...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 5, 2015

Linn County Public Health First in Iowa to be Awarded National Accreditation by PHAB

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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Linn County Public Health announced today that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The national accreditation program works to improve and protect the health of the public by adva...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 30, 2014

Born from 1945 through 1965? You Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C

Do you know your Hepatitis C status? Most people with Hepatitis C don’t know they are infected. If you were born between 1945 through 1965, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that you get tested. Linn County Public Health (LCP...Read on...

Public Health
Posted on: November 15, 2013

Some Linn County Schools Go Idle Free

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LINN COUNTY, IA - As school starts, parents and visitors to the Mt. Vernon Community School District (MVCSD) may notice something a little different this fall. Based on the assessment recommendations from Linn County Public Health (LCPH), Mt. Vernon’s ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Bill of Sale Required for Transferring Vehicle Titles Beginning January 1, 2020

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Effective January 1, 2020, the Linn County Treasurer’s Office will require customers to provide a bill of sale when transferring titles to motor vehicles between private parties. A bill of sale or purchase agreement is already required for vehicles purcha...

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