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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.

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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: March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Linn County

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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).

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Linn County Prepares for COVID-19

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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: February 19, 2020

UPDATE: Linn County to Hold Two Public Hearings on ATV Use on County Roads

PUBLIC HEARING on Proposed ATV Ordinance

Update posted March 6, 2020:

The Linn County Board of Supervisors held two public hearings on the use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and off-road vehicles on county roads in unincorporated Linn County. As a result of public input, the Board has postponed t...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Linn County Historic Preservation Commission Preservation Grant Window Now Open

Historic Preservation Grant Window Now Open

The Linn County Historic Preservation Commission is now accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations for its annual Historic Preservation Grant Program. Application information is available on Linn County’s website. There is $28,80...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Linn County Releases FY19 Annual Report

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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

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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: December 9, 2019

Linn County Hires Access Center Director

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Linn County has hired Erin Foster as director for the new Mental Health Access Center that is expected to open next year in Linn County. Foster began her new role December 2, 2019.

As Access Center Director, Foster will provide leadership in the implementa...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Emergency Winter Overflow Shelter Now Open in Linn County

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Linn County, the City of Cedar Rapids, and Willis Dady Homeless Services are pleased to announce the emergency winter overflow shelter will open Friday, November 15 at 6 p.m. in Linn County.

“This is a big step in helping to serve those in our community wh...

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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. 

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) launches Wings2Water

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 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: February 8, 2019

Linn County Unveils Redesigned Website

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Welcome to the newly redesigned Linn County website!

The new LinnCounty.org offers more user-friendly features with a variety of enhancements to elevate your online experience and make doing business online with the County faster and easier.

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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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