Laboratory Services

Linn County Public Health has an on-site laboratory that offers the following services:

  • Analyzes water samples from private and public wells to determine whether a source is providing water suitable for drinking
  • Assist individuals with troubleshooting any issues with water wells
  • Analyzes water samples from pools and spas to ensure safety in public swimming areas
  • Analyzes ponds to determine levels and sources of bacterial contamination
  • Conducts tests for the Clinical Services in conjunction with the sexually-transmitted disease outreach clinics
  • Analyzes blood samples for lead levels in blood in conjunction with the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)