Every year as the weather gets colder, we start to see more and more respiratory illnesses in our communities. View the 2022-2023 Respiratory Illness Season: Guidance for Childcare Facilities and K-12 Schools.   

Linn County’s highest priority is the health and well-being of our community. Linn County Public Health (LCPH), a department within Linn County government, is working closely with Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as local public officials and community partners to plan for prevention, response, and recovery to the global outbreak of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Community Level

LCPH and the CDC continue to recommend taking precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 based on the COVID-19 Community Level in our area . Community Level is primarily informed by local hospitalization activity to ensure hospitals have the capacity to respond to a potential influx of cases. 

COVID-19 Community Transmission Level

The County Transmission Level is based on the current positivity rate in our area and describes the amount of COVID-19 spreading within our county.

Linn County Transmission Level

You may choose to wear a mask at any time as an additional precaution to protect yourself and others.

You can also monitor the City of Cedar Rapids Wastewater Report to watch COVID-19 levels indicated by their sampling.

Linn County COVID-19 After-Action Report

View the COVID-19 After Action Report (PDF) commissioned by Linn County Public Health to examine the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how to prepare for future health emergencies.

Local COVID-19 Information

Subscribe to receive local COVID-19 Status Updates by using our NotifyMe tool and selecting "COVID-19 Status Update" under the News Flash category. For questions about COVID-19, please call 319-892-6097. 

COVID-19 Vaccine

All Iowans age 5 and above are eligible for vaccination. For more information about COVID-19 vaccine, visit our COVID-19 Vaccine webpage

COVID-19 Testing Information
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