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 our 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 Public Health’s Facebook page and posted to Linn County’s YouTube channel.

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 Contact Tracing Update

    Confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in Linn County driven by the highly transmissible Delta (B.1.617.2) variant. Read on...
  2. Linn Manor Care Center Recovers from COVID-19 Outbreak

    As of June 26, 2020, Linn Manor Care Center, a long-term care facility in Linn County, has recovered from the COVID-19 outbreak, which began affecting the facility in early-April. Read on...
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