Public Health

Linn County Public Health (LCPH) serves nearly 215,000 residents of Linn County through its numerous programs and services to keep the community healthy. LCPH educates and protects our community through programs that promote environmental safety, healthy life choices, safe food, immunization, and disease control. In addition, our staff plays a prominent role in partnering with the community to initiate innovative programs to address specific health issues. Please feel free to contact the department with any questions or concerns you may have. For clinical services, please contact 319.892.6093 or 319.892.6000 for any other information.

If you need to contact LCPH outside of our normal business hours, please call 319.892.6100. In the event of an emergency, immediately dial 9-1-1.


To prevent disease and injuries, promote healthy living, protect the environment, and ensure public health preparedness.


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.)
  1. Linn County First Community in Iowa to Achieve All Gold Medals through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and

    The National League of Cities (NLC) has recognized Linn County Supervisor Linda Langston for the recent completion of key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). Read on...
  2. Linn County Public Health Releases FY14 Annual Report

    Linn County Public Health's (LCPH) Annual Report for FY14 was released earlier this week. Click on the link below to see what services and initiatives LCPH worked on this past year. Read on...
  3. Ebola Media Update

    We want you to know that Linn County Public Health, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital, and Mercy Medical Center take this public health issue seriously and are prepared to address potential cases. Read on...
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