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1. I plan to travel overseas. Should I be concerned about any diseases and do I need any vaccinations?
2. Where can I get tested for sexually transmitted diseases?
3. Where can I get an HIV test?
4. Where can I get a tetanus shot?
5. Where can I get a physical for school, sports, camp, etc?
6. How can I get a copy of my immunization records?

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1. What can I do to protect myself from mosquitoes and the West Nile Virus?
2. Where do I get information on OSHA-type worker safety rules?
3. When is the Board of Health Reception and who can attend?

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1. Am I considered a close contact if I was wearing a mask?
2. Who is considered a close contact to someone with COVID-19?
3. If I am a close contact, should I be tested for COVID-19?
4. I was recently around someone who has COVID-19, but I feel fine. Why should I stay home?
5. What if I have been around someone who was identified as a close contact?

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1. Will the vaccine give me COVID-19 or make me sick?
2. How can I get notified about COVID-19 vaccine status updates?
3. If I already had COVID-19 should I still get the vaccine?
4. I’m a healthy adult, why should I get a vaccine?
5. I went all year without getting COVID-19, why should I get a vaccine now?
6. If I can build immunity to COVID-19 naturally, why should I get a vaccine?
7. Is the vaccine effective against new COVID-19 variants?
8. What are mRNA vaccines and how do they work?
9. Can I still test positive for COVID-19 after getting the vaccine?
10. Does immunity after getting COVID-19 last longer than protection from COVID-19 vaccines?
11. How long will immunity from the COVID-19 vaccine last?
12. Will the COVID-19 vaccine stop the pandemic?
13. What percentage of the population needs to be vaccinated to have herd immunity to COVID-19?
14. When can children get the COVID-19 vaccine?
15. Why should I get a vaccine if my children can’t get a vaccine yet? I’m still exposed to them.

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1. When you get the vaccine, will the government also inject a tracking device?
2. Is the government collecting my DNA?

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1. How do we know the COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective?
2. What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines?
3. How many people participated in the clinical trials for the vaccine?
4. I’ve had an allergic reaction to the flu shot, is it safe to get a COVID-19 vaccine?
5. What are mRNA vaccines and how do they work?
6. Can I get other vaccines at the same time I get a COVID-19 vaccine?
7. When can children get the COVID-19 vaccine?
8. I am pregnant or nursing, can I get the vaccine?
9. Does the vaccine cause reproductive issues?
10. Will the vaccine give me COVID-19 or make me sick?
11. Can I still test positive for COVID-19 after getting the vaccine?
12. Does immunity after getting COVID-19 last longer than protection from COVID-19 vaccines?

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1. What is the Linn County Special Needs Registry?
2. Can I volunteer to help prepare Linn County against emergencies posed by natural and man-made disasters?

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1. I am selling my home that has a septic system and a well. A lending company says I need to have them checked. What do I do?
2. My business needs to install equipment that requires venting. Do I need a permit for my air exhaust?
3. How would my child become lead poisoned?
4. Where can I get the 8-hour Lead Safe Renovation, Remodeling & Painting training?
5. What is radon?
6. Where can radon test kits be purchased?
7. Can new homes be built to lessen the entry of radon into the home?
8. Can my work, home or school be inspected for indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns?
9. Why can I not burn my leaves and garden material when I live in Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha or Marion?
10. Where can I get my child tested for lead poisoning

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1. What is My Care Community?
2. How does My Care Community Work?
3. How does My Care Community help me and my family?
4. How does the community benefit from My Care Community?
5. What kinds of services can I get through My Care Community?
6. What organizations currently partner with My Care Community?
7. Who can use My Care Community?
8. How do I sign up for My Care Community?
9. Does it cost anything to use My Care Community?
10. Will My Care Community keep my information safe?

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1. How do I know if I am allowed to apply for an Open Burn Permit?
2. How long do Open Burn Permits last?
3. How much do Open Burn Permits cost?
4. I've lost my Open Burn Permit. How can I recover it?
5. What is the difference between Landscape Waste and Tree Trimmings?
6. What materials can I legally burn with an Open Burn Permit?