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Posted on: March 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Current Updates on Linn County’s Response to Coronavirus

Linn County's Covid-19 Response

Linn County officials continue to closely follow the latest developments on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to ensure the health and safety of our community and to help ensure the actions we are taking are in line with the latest Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations and guidance. Linn County Public Health, a department within Linn County government, is working closely with IDPH, the CDC, as well as local public and private partners to plan for prevention, spread, and response to the expanding global outbreak of COVID-19.

The public health of our community is of the utmost importance. To assist with communication regarding the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus), Linn County has created a dedicated informational webpage at The webpage will be updated frequently with important information relating to this topic.

Linn County is also posting regular updates on our social media channels:

As information about COVID-19 continues to evolve, it is important to stay informed and get information from trusted sources. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit these websites:

Iowa Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

A public hotline has been established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19. The line is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431.

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