116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Linn County Treasurer’s office closed due to COVID-19 absences
The closure comes as Linn County is seeing high transmission rates of the virus again
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Linn County Treasurer's Office is closed for the rest of the week due to COVID-19-related absences.
The office closed at noon Thursday and will remain closed until Monday morning due to the staffing shortage caused by virus cases and exposures, the county announced Thursday.
The office will continue processing transactions received through the mail, dropbox and email as well as responding to phone calls as staffing levels allow, the county news release said.
“We appreciate the public’s understanding as we navigate through this difficult situation,” the release stated.
A white dropbox is also available outside of the Public Service Center, 935 Second Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, for residents needing to drop off payments, vehicle registration renewals or other paperwork.
Vehicle registration renewals and property taxes can be paid online at www.iowataxandtags.org.
On Wednesday, The Gazette reported that Iowa saw a 30 percent jump in new coronavirus infections in the past seven days, according state and federal coronavirus data released this week.
The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 5,187 new COVID-19 cases in the past seven days — a 30 percent jump from last week.
As of Monday, dozens of Iowa counties — including Linn — were classified as having “high” COVID-19 community transmission levels, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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