Marion County, Iowa: COVID-19, coronavirus, and County Services information.

COVID-19 Virus and County Services Information

This page will list your best sources of information about the COVID-19 virus. It will also list proclamations from Marion County Government sources, and a list of County services that are temporarily suspended.

Marion County Public Health Department

Marion County Joint Information Center - Email - 641.828.2238 Ext 223

Iowa Department of Public Health

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention )

John Hopkins Coronavirus Center

Governor Reynolds' Newsroom

Joint Information Center Press Release 04-03-2020 4:00 PM

JIC Press Release Archive

As of March 13, 2020, the Marion County Emergency Mangagement has activated the United Way 211 hotline protocol in regard to the COVID-19 virus.

Questions and Information can be accessed in the following manners:

Dial 2-1-1

Text Zipcode to 898211


Announcement from Board of Supervisors, County Attorney, and Human Resources in regard to Current Operations

Statement from Marion County Attorney in regard to pending cases.

List of Telephone Numbers for County Offices

Cancellations and Suspensions:
SCISWA Scale House and Office closed to the public. Business continues.
SCISWA - Check or Credit Card Only. No cash payments accepted.
Clerk of Court - Open for emergency situations. Call ahead for assistance.
EMS/First Responders - 911 is still active. New procedures in place.
Assessor - Closed or limited access to the public. Call ahead.
Auditor - Closed or limited access to the public. Call ahead.

Treasurer - Closed or limited access to the public. Call ahead.

Recorder - Closed or limited access to the public. Call ahead.

Recorder - Passport Office closed until further notice.
Public Health - By appointment only.
LEC-Sheriff - Closed to the public. Online inmate visitation available.
Veteran Affairs - By appointment only
Engineer/Secondary Roads - Office closed to the public.
CROSS - Closed to the public, call for appointment for alternative services
Zoning - Closed to the general public. Call for assistance.

Courthouse - Use of self-opening South doors only

Courthouse - Public Restrooms are locked


Wooden coal miner statue in Memorial Park

Shoreline of Red Rock Lake in Marion County, Iowa

Cordova Observation Tower

Visit the Marion County Parks!