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Posted on: April 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Linn County Public Health Celebrates National Public Health Week

Linn County, IA – Linn County Public Health will be celebrating National Public Health Week from April 1-7, 2019, which is an initiative of the American Public Health Association. During each day of National Public Health Week, one topic is highlighted to bring attention to important public health issues impacting Americans. This year’s daily themes are:

  • Monday, April 1: Healthy Communities
  • Tuesday, April 2: Violence Prevention
  • Wednesday, April 3: Rural Health
  • Thursday, April 4: Technology and Public Health
  • Friday, April 5: Climate Change
  • Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7: Global Health

    Linn County Public Health staff will be celebrating each daily theme with activities such as a food drive, and making and displaying pinwheels for child abuse prevention.


About National Public Health Week 2019

National Public Health Week is held every year during the first full week of April as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. National Public Health Week is an initiative of the American Public Health Association. More information about National Public Health Week is available at

About Linn County Public Health:

Linn County Public Health, an agency within Linn County government, serves more than 220,000 residents of Linn County to prevent disease and injury, promote healthy living, protect the environment, and ensure public health preparedness. Learn more at or by calling 319-892-6000. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @LCPublicHealth.

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