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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

January 15, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 response partners held a briefing on January 13. View the recording here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) makes vaccination recommendations for priority groups,...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

The Linn County Connection has a New Blog Post

WELCOME BACK! Blog

The Linn County Connection has a new blog post. Linn County would like to welcome you back to the blog.

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Most Linn County Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Most Linn County Offices Closed

Most Linn County governmental offices will be closed Monday, January 18 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, January 19.

The following services will continue to operate:

  • Juvenile Detention and Diver...
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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) makes vaccination recommendations for priority groups, including those for COVID-19 vaccines, based on input from the Advisory Committee on Immunizat...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Linn County Officials Sworn in to Office

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Linn County welcomed newly elected District 3 Board of Supervisor member Louis J. Zumbach and welcomed back Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner and Linn County Auditor Joel Miller in a swearing-in ceremony on December 30, 2020, at the Jean Oxley Li...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Linn County Attorney’s Office Announces Marijuana Diversion Program

MARIJUANA DIVERSION PROGRAM

The Linn County Attorney’s Office announces a newly established marijuana diversion program that will take effect Jan. 1, 2021.

The program is designed for first time offenders found in possession of a user-quantity amount of marijuana. Linn Coun...

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

Linn County Public Health Utilizes CARES Act Funds to Help Community Partners Prevent COVID-19

COVID-19 Update

On November 3, Governor Reynolds allocated $3 million of CARES Act funds as a grant for local county health departments, based on a per capita basis, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Linn County Public Health (LCPH) received notification on Novemb...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Waiver for Building Department Permit Fees Extended

BUILDING DEPARTMENT FEES WAIVED

The Linn County Board of Supervisors this week signed a resolution extending the waiver of building department permit fees through June 30, 2021. This waiver is for the unincorporated areas in Linn County and the cities of Alburnett, Bertram, Center Point...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Read Our Latest eNewsletter

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Read the latest issue of Linn County’s eNews to stay informed about County news, services, and events. 

Our goal is to provide timely and accessible information about the County to help keep residents informed and engaged.

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Linn County Earns Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded Linn County the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) (PDF) and the Award for Outstanding Achievement i...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Board of Supervisors Commits to Equitable Climate Action

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors signed a new climate resolution (PDF) prioritizing the voices of vulnerable communities in climate action within Linn County. The resolution commits to accelerated action to address the climate crisis in collaboration ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Kehres Named Linn County Veterans Affairs Director

Nicole Kehres VA Director

The Linn County Board of Supervisors and Linn County Veterans Affairs Commission have named Nicole Kehres (pronounced Karris) as Linn County’s new Veterans Affairs Director, effective, December 14, 2020. 

Kehres is a graduate of Grand Ca...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Linn County Ready for Winter Weather

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The Linn County Secondary Road Department is prepared for the 2020-21 winter season. Part of preparation is sharing information with residents about the Secondary Road Department’s hours of operation, snow routes, and snow and ice ordinance and ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Linn County Issues Face Covering Regulation

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Due to the alarming surge in positive COVID-19 cases and record-breaking hospitalizations across the country and locally, the Linn County Board of Supervisors today signed a resolution unanimously approving the Linn County Board of Health’s face...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Most Linn County Facilities Close to the Public

MOST LINN COUNTY BUILDINGS CLOSED

Due to the alarming surge in positive COVID-19 cases and record-breaking hospitalizations across the country and locally, Linn County is closing buildings to the public once again to help reduce community spread of the virus and to help ensure continuity ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Linn County Food Systems Council Releases Food System Assessment

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The Linn County Food Systems Council this week released their finalized food system assessment, a project initiated to better understand the Linn County food system, hear from those working and living in it, and understand how Linn Count...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

County Home Road Reopened for Winter; Project to Resume in 2021

COUNTY HOME ROAD NOW OPEN

County Home Road is now open to traffic following completion of two phases of a three-phase improvement project. Construction on County Home Road between Gilmore Road and Highway 13 included 10” concrete paving, the addition of right and left tu...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Linn County Public Health Reminder to Get Your Annual Flu Vaccine

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Influenza is a contagious disease that can be serious. Every year, influenza causes illness, hospitalizations, and deaths. Linn County Public Health urges everyone to take steps now to protect yourself and those around you from influenza, or flu. ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Interactive Dashboard Tracks COVID-19 Key Indicators

COVID-19 Update Newsflash

Linn County Public Health is posting updates on its COVID-19 Mapping Database, which is a graphic dashboard of COVID-19 key indicators including: 

  • Number of confirmed cases (by age, gender, race, and ethnicity)
  • A map of confirmed cases by zip code
  • A...
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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Linn County Launches Mobile App

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Linn County recently launched a new mobile app for its redesigned website LinnCounty.org. The app provides residents and visitors with convenient access to County news, events, public meetings, job openings, road construction, and much more. 

The ...

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