News Flash

Posted on: May 27, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

May 27, 2021

For several months, Linn County Public Health has issued weekly COVID-19 Status Updates to keep the community informed of COVID-19 vaccine rollout and other important information related to COVID-19. Due to increasing vaccination rates, decrea...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

May 21, 2021

COVID-19 Prevention 

The Iowa House and Senate passed House file 847 on May 19, which Governor Reynolds signed into law on May 20. This new law in Iowa prohibits cities, counties and K-12 schools from mandating masks. The law ...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

May 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

On Monday, May 10, 2021 the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to include adolescents 12-15 years of age. On Wednesday, May 12, the&...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

May 11, 2021

On Monday, May 10, 2021 the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to include adolescents 12-15 years of age. This approval by the FDA is an important step in reducing the burden of COVI...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

May 7, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

As of April 5, all Iowans age 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine supply has increased significantly, and anyone that wants a vaccine should get their vaccine now. Getting a vac...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

April 30, 2021

On Monday, April 26, Linn County Public Health Clinic Supervisor Heather Meador and Linn County Board of Supervisor and Board of Health member Stacey Walker talked about the importance of getting vaccinated now in a Facebook Live event. Read...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

April 23, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

As of April 5, all Iowans age 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine supply has increased significantly, and anyone that wants a vaccine should get their vaccine now. Informatio...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

April 16, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

As of April 5, all Iowans age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Information on Linn County vaccine providers can be found at LinnCounty.org/Vaccine. For vaccine provid...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

April 13, 2021

Immediate Pause on Use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine 

Due to an immediate pause on the use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, today’s Hy-Vee / Collins Aerospace Vaccine Clinic is cancelled. The appointments ...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

As of April 5, all Iowans age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Those age 16-17 can receive only the Pfizer vaccine. Iowans age 18 and older can have the Pfizer, Moderna or John...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

As of April 5, all Iowans age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Those age 16-17 can receive only the Pfizer vaccine. Iowans age 18 and older can have the Pfizer, Moderna or John...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

April 2, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

As vaccine supply increases, Linn County Public Health is prepared to hold large public clinics for eligible populations in addition to current methods of vaccine distribution. It will be important to off...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

March 26, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Linn County Public Health continues to work with local vaccine partners to offer vaccine to community members. Through April 2, adults age 65 and older may schedule a vaccine appointment at the Linn County Harris...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

March 19, 2021

Linn County Public Health held a virtual media briefing on March 18 to provide an update on Linn County COVID-19 vaccination and response efforts. Watch the video.

This week marks the one year anniversary of Linn County’s f...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

March 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things they had stopped doing because...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

March 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Linn County Public Health released additional information on vaccine allocation and distribution in response to the expanded eligibility criteria in a news release on March 7. The release provides addition...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

March 5, 2021

Linn County Public Health held a virtual media briefing on March 5 to provide an update on Linn County COVID-19 vaccination efforts due to the announcement of expanded eligibility criteria by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). Watch...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

February 26, 2021

Third Vaccine Anticipated for Emergency Use

The Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine from Johnson and Johnson was reviewed at the February 26, 2021 Food and Drug Administration meeting and was approved for emergency use. The Advisory Committee on Immu...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

February 19, 2021

Positive COVID-19 – The GOOD Kind!

For the first time since March 2020, there are no long-term care facilities or group homes in Linn County experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19. 

Effective February 19, Linn Coun...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

February 12, 2021

Linn County Public Health held a virtual media briefing on February 8 to provide updates on Linn County COVID-19 response and Phase 1B vaccination efforts. Watch the video or read the news release.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

Iow...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

January 29, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccination will begin Monday, February 1. This phase includes persons 65 and older and specific populations vulnerable to high risk of exposure or severity of illness. 

Cu...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

February 5, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccination began Monday, February 1. This phase includes persons 65 and older, prioritized frontline workers, and specific populations vulnerable to high risk of exposure or sever...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

February 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Alert

Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health announced CVS and Walgreens in several Iowa counties, including Linn County, will have a limited number of doses available to individuals age 65 and older. This one time all...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

January 26, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

Yesterday, Linn County COVID-19 response partners announced persons age 65 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Linn County. Individuals 65 years and older may receive vaccine beginning Janua...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

January 15, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 response partners held a briefing on January 13. View the recording here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) makes vaccination recommendations for priority groups,...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update for January 21, 2021

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

January 21, 2021

COVID-19 Phase 1B Vaccine Information Update

Linn County is currently in the first phase of vaccine distribution, or Phase 1A

On January 11, the Iowa Infectious Disease Advisory Council made recommendations and Iowa Department of ...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) makes vaccination recommendations for priority groups, including those for COVID-19 vaccines, based on input from the Advisory Committee on Immunizat...

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COVID-19 Status Update