Due to the number of positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the country and locally, Linn County has closed most buildings to the public to help reduce community spread of the virus and to help ensure continuity of County services.
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On Monday, July 20, 2020, Linn County offices will reopen on an appointment-only basis as part of a phased approach to reopening with modifications to keep employees and customers safe. Linn County’s top priority remains the safety of employees and the public. The County will continue to evaluate operations and adjust services and safety measures as needed.
Anyone entering County buildings will be required to wear a face covering and social distance. COVID-19 symptom screening will also be in place.
The following County buildings will reopen July 20 by appointment only:
Appointments can be made online for the Treasurer’s Office. Appointments for all departments can be made by phone or email. Contact information for all Linn County departments is available at LinnCounty.org.
Some in-person court services have resumed at the Linn County Courthouse and Juvenile Justice Center (Juvenile Courthouse) with safety measures in place. However, anyone wanting an in-person meeting at the Linn County Attorney’s Office should call 319-892-6350 and schedule an appointment.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office expects to reopen to the public within the next few weeks following completion of protective equipment installation in public service areas designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Linn County is doing its part to keep our community and employees safe by following these protocols:
Requiring appointments in County facilities to limit the number of people in each building at one time
“The health and safety of the public and our employees is our top priority. We are taking steps to do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and reopen Linn County buildings to the public in a safe and thoughtful manner,” Linn County Board of Supervisor Chair Ben Rogers said. “We will continue to evaluate operations and stand ready to adjust services based on the most current data and recommendations from the Linn County Public Health Department and public health officials.”
Conduct Business Remotely
Many County services can be conducted online or remotely through email, mail, our drop boxes, or over the phone. Linn County encourages conducting business with the County remotely whenever possible. The most frequently accessed services include:
Visit LinnCounty.org for more information.