Cedar River in Cedar Rapids

What’s new in Cedar Rapids?

From exciting new restaurants on NewBo streets, to innovative companies adding facilities, to promising new developments, something good is always happening in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We’ve highlighted some of the more interesting and exhilarating stories about local life and business here.

  • Iowa Chamber Alliance Reopening Webinar

    Please be advised that the Iowa Chamber Alliance will be holding a webinar that will include information around  reopening of business specific to the advanced manufacturing industry: Title:                      COVID-19 Business Prevention Webinar for Manufacturers Time and Date:    Thursday, May 14 from 1-1:30pm Description:......

  • LCPH COVID-19 Workplace Safety Presentation (4/17)

    On April 17th, 2020, Linn County Public Health staff hosted a webinar for for manufacturing employers looking at the issue of potential COVID-19 outbreaks in the workplace.  The webinar provides practical guidance for management as well as occupational health and safety staff. A copy of......

  • New Marketing Grant Available

    The Gazette Launches Business Marketing Grant Program CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (April 17, 2020) – The Gazette has announced the launch of a community grant program to help local businesses continue marketing themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program allocates up to $100,000 in matching advertising......

  • COVID-19: Safety Guidance for Construction Workers

    The Linn County Public Health Department (LCPH) has prepared COVID-19 safety guidance for the construction industry.  Employers should also note the Construction Industry Safety Coalition has produced a COVID-19 plan template with recommendations for best practice, and it may be customized to fit the needs......

  • COVID-19 Mental Health Guidance for Linn County Businesses

    April 14, 2020 The daily stress caused by the virus, social distancing and a deep financial crisis have had a big impact on all people in our community. It is normal to experience feelings of isolation, anxiety and uncertainty in this abnormal situation. Prioritizing your......