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News Release
Inmates Test Positive for COVID in the Linn County Jail - 09/10/21

On September 9, 2021, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office Jail was informed of a former inmate who recently transferred out tested positive for COVID.  We began testing current inmates from the same housing unit and found 8 of the 18 inmates were positive but were not showing symptoms. 

The Sheriff’s Office is testing every inmate in the facility and will manage their medical needs as they arise.   Mask protocols were being followed prior to this outbreak.  This our first outbreak of COVID in the Linn County Jail.  

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