Public Health

The public health of our community is of the utmost importance, that is why the Linn County Public Health department is currently opened by appointment only. We appreciate your patience during this unprecedented time and we thank all of Linn County for your continued support.

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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. State of Iowa Announces Change to COVID-19 Close Contact Definition

    Today, Governor Reynolds announced a change in the definition the State of Iowa is using to define close contacts for the purposes of contact tracing of positive COVID-19 cases. Read on...
  2. Linn County Storm Response – Update #9

    Burn permit deferment extended in unincorporated Linn County through Dec. 31, 2020 Read on...
  3. Local Businesses Rely on Strict Adherence to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

    In response to an alarming spike in the number of COVID-19 cases reported over the last two consecutive weeks, largely among 18 to 40 year olds and particularly among a smaller subset of younger adults, ages 19-24, Linn County’s business community was... Read on...
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