Our Vision

Linn County will be a county
of healthy people in
healthy communities.

Our Mission

The Linn County Health Department is responsible for promoting and protecting health, assessing health status, prioritizing needs, developing policies, and assuring the accessibility of public and personal health services for citizens within available resources.

Celebrating 40 Years of Service and Public Health Week

The health department is proudly celebrating 40 years of service to the citizens of Linn County! We have numerous events lined up for the month of April! Check out our Facebook page and join us as we celebrate! We are giving away a YMCA membership to anyone who participates in our activities!
Calendar Of Events

Prevent. Promote. Protect.

Immunization Services provide protection against harmful illnesses and are essential in protecting the health of children and adults. A number of illnesses can be prevented by vaccinations.

Women’s Health Services offers pap smear screenings, infection checks, clinical breast exams, birth control/contraceptive counseling and reproductive health education for women with Medicaid or to women with no health insurance.

Communicable Disease Services prevents and controls the spread of transmissible disease by education, inspection, surveillance, and vaccination. Diseases can be transmitted in a variety of ways: by animal or insect bites, contaminated food or water, or from person to person.

Environmental Health Services provides wastewater permits, investigations, inspections, sampling, and environmental educational programs.

Caring for the Public, One Person at a Time.