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Posted on: January 18, 2023

January Marks National Radon Action Month

Public Health

January is a month that begins a new year, but it is also a month that starts National Radon Action Month. National Radon Action Month is dedicated to spreading awareness of what radon is, how it can impact indoor air quality, and the effects it can have ...

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Public Health
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Linn County Public Health Partners with Local Pharmacies for Free STI Testing

Linn County Public Health (LCPH) is partnering with local pharmacies to provide testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at no charge.  

 

STIs can cause serious issues if left untreated. Infections can cause infertility, pelvic ...

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Public Health
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Linn County Public Health Releases Annual Report

“Although the pandemic is still with us, we have renewed our focus on delivering our regular public health services. This report summarizes our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as our continued work in building a healthier Linn...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Monkeypox Response and Vaccination

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 25, 2022

 

Contact: Heather Meador

Phone: 319.892.6000

Email: [email protected]

 

Monkeypox Response and Vaccination

 

Eastern, Iowa (IA) – Since July, local public health ...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Linn County Public Health Ends Reporting COVID-19 Metrics and Case Data

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Effective April 1, 2022, Linn County Public Health (LCPH) will end reporting COVID-19 metrics and case data at the county level on its website. At the time of this announcement (March 29, 2022), case data is still available on the Iowa Department of Publi...

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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...

Public Health
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

September 22, 2021

Linn County Case Count Data

As of 8:00 AM September 21, 2021

  • Active cases: 3,215
  • Currently hospitalized: 48
  • Total deaths: 379
  • Total recovered: 22,895
  • Total cases to date: 26,489

Case Trends

Note: The State of Iowa has transitioned from reporting...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

September 29, 2021

Linn County Case Count Data

As of 12:00 PM September 28, 2021

  • Active cases: 3,267
  • Currently hospitalized: 35
  • Total deaths: 384
  • Total recovered: 23,627
  • Total cases to date: 27,278

Case Trends

Note: The State of Iowa has transitioned from reportin...

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COVID-19 Status Update
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

October 6, 2021

Linn County Case Count Data 

As of 9:00 AM October 5, 2021

  • Active cases: 3,276
  • Currently hospitalized: 38
  • Total deaths: 390
  • Total recovered: 24,384
  • Total cases to date: 28,050

Case Trends

 Note: The State of Iowa has transitioned ...

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COVID-19 Status Update