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Posted on: February 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 10, 2020

Linn County Public Health Provides STOP THE BLEED® Kits for Area Schools

Photo of a STOP THE BLEED® kit

School emergencies can happen in an instant. Thanks to funding provided by the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services through a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant, Linn County Public Health is able to provide STOP THE BLEED&r...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Linn County Public Health, Linn County Emergency Management Agency Welcome AmeriCorps Members

Logos for Linn County EMA, AmeriCorps, and Linn County Public Health

Linn County Public Health and Linn County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) are excited to bring on five AmeriCorps members helping with various projects. 

Linn County Public Health and Linn County EMA each have one Public Health AmeriCorps member...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Respiratory Illness Season is Here - It's Not Too Late to Take Action

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Respiratory illnesses are here in Linn County. People are getting sick with COVID-19, influenza, and other viruses. It's not too late to prevent severe illnesses and hospitalization from respiratory illnesses. In fact, now is the time to do so.

While COVID...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 28, 2023

Linn County Public Health Encourages Residents to Get Updated COVID-19 Vaccine

The updated COVID-19 vaccine is now recommended for all individuals ages 6 months and older.

As we head into the upcoming respiratory illness season, Linn County Public Health wants all residents to be safe and healthy. One of the steps to help us reach this goal is by getting the updated COVID-19 vaccine. The updated COVID-19 vaccine is recommen...

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Public Health
Posted on: November 15, 2013

Some Linn County Schools Go Idle Free

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LINN COUNTY, IA - As school starts, parents and visitors to the Mt. Vernon Community School District (MVCSD) may notice something a little different this fall. Based on the assessment recommendations from Linn County Public Health (LCPH), Mt. Vernon’s ...Read on...

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