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City Modifies Protocols Following Updated CDC Guidance

City Modifies Protocols Following Updated CDC Guidance

July 15, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its COVID-19 Community Level for Linn County to "high." At this level, the CDC recommends the following:

The CDC's transmission level for COVID-19 in Linn County remains "high." View the City's sampling data for COVID-19 in wastewater.

In accordance with the CDC's recommendations, the City of Cedar Rapids will require the public to wear masks in City buildings, effective Monday, July 18 at 7:30 AM. Masks will be recommended on Cedar Rapids Transit. All City buildings remain open to the public with the mask requirement in effect.

Online City Resources

City employees will be required to wear masks in City buildings, vehicles, and any other indoor locations while on-duty and in the presence of others. In-person, indoor meetings will require all attendees to wear a mask. Employees will not be required to wear a mask while in their office space and not within 6 feet of other individuals.

City services to the public continue to be fully operational and available online, via telephone and by email. Visit our Department Directory to view a full list of city services and contact information. Please call or email us with your needs. City staff is available and ready to assist residents in a safe and efficient manner.

The City also encourages use of the Mobile CR application, which includes My CR where you can submit comments, questions, and concerns; follow up on issues you're tracking; and see reports filed all across town.

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