Public Health

Due to COVID-19, Linn County buildings are closed to the public. County staff continue to work on-site and remotely to provide County services to the public. Services can be conducted online or remotely through email, mail, drop box, or by phone. We appreciate the public's understanding of the need to conduct business in new ways during this global pandemic.

Please contact Linn County Public Health with questions about accessing services remotely.

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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. Linn County Public Health Utilizes CARES Act Funds to Help Community Partners Prevent COVID-19

    On November 3, Governor Reynolds allocated $3 million of CARES Act funds as a grant for local county health departments, based on a per capita basis, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
  2. Initial COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Arrives in Linn County

    Linn County’s first allotment of COVID-19 vaccine arrived today at Mercy Cedar Rapids and UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s Hospital. Each hospital received 975 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to offer to frontline healthcare workers Read on...
  3. Linn County Public Health and Community Partners Prepare for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

    LCPH, in coordination with community partners, has been preparing to receive and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine. With the first COVID-19 vaccine expected to arrive as early as next week, vaccination will soon begin among certain priority groups. Read on...
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