COVID-19 News & Updates

Linn County Public Health provides updated information on the COVID-19 global pandemic as information changes and new information becomes available. These updates are available through this website, through News Flashes, COVID-19 Status Updates, and on Facebook and TwitterPlease follow all communication channels to stay informed. Our number one priority is protecting the health of our community. 

COVID-19 Status Updates

COVID-19 Status Updates are published regularly, and include important information on vaccine rollout updates and other important information regarding COVID-19 response. Please sign up to receive email notifications for COVID-19 Status Updates to keep up-to-date on vaccine rollout updates and other important information regarding COVID-19 response. For assistance with signing up for updates, view this video. The COVID-19 Status Updates are also shared on Facebook and Twitter

Media Updates

Media updates and news conferences are held on an as needed basis. Media updates, when held, are live streamed on Linn County’s YouTube channel and Linn County Public Health’s Facebook page. 

Please remember there is still spread of COVID-19 within Linn County. People continue to become ill and become hospitalized and die from this disease. Therefore, the public needs to stay vigilant and continue to practice prevention activities to protect themselves and the community from COVID-19.

  1. COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 1B Update

    As Phase 1B of the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout continues this week, Linn County Public Health has updated information for Phase 1B populations. Read on...
  2. Mask Mandate Still in Effect in Linn County

    Linn County residents, businesses, and visitors are reminded that the mask mandates previously put in place by the City of Cedar Rapids, the Linn County Board of Health, and the Linn County Board of Supervisors are still in effect in Linn County. Read on...
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