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Keep your family safe online
April 24

Keep your family safe online

As part of National Crime Victims Rights Week, Det. John Stirling, with the Shawnee Police Department, has some tips to keep...

April 23

Johnson County receives $160,000 grant for Ebola preparedness

Today the Board of County Commissions voted to accept federal funding to support our Department of Health & Environment’s...

April 22

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! Use this day to enjoy the natural environment, be thankful for our beautiful planet, and do something to...

Walt Way receives Lifetime Achievement Award
April 20

Walt Way receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Walt Way, Emergency Management and Communications Director, received a Lifetime Achievement Award Friday from the Kansas City...

Kenneth Kleffner named Johnson County Auditor
April 17

Kenneth Kleffner named Johnson County Auditor

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners has appointed Kenneth Kleffner as Johnson County Auditor. The appointment...

April 16

BOCC approves new public art for Justice Annex

As part of Johnson County's 1% Public Art initiative, Kansas City artist Beth Nybeck's...

April 15

Employees recognized for public service at special event

More than 450 active employees and 64 retirees will be honored today at Johnson County Government's Annual Employee...

April 14

It's National Library Week!

Johnson County residents have a lot to celebrate during...

Pictures of hands volunteering
April 13

Consider volunteering with us this National Volunteer Week

April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize those who donate their time and talents, and to encourage...

Meals on wheels
April 10

Johnson County Meals on Wheels awarded $1,000 grant

Johnson County Meals on Wheels has received a $1,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in Subaru of...


JoCo Magazine

JoCo Magazine brings information about County services, finances, and quality of life to every Johnson County resident. It is mailed three times per year.

The Best Times

The Best Times is focused on informing, supporting, and entertaining residents age 60 and older. It is mailed monthly to all Johnson County residents in that demographic for free.

Current Tweets

  • Interesting to hear how well @JOCOHealth and @olatheschools communicators worked together on recent TB investigation. Story reached the UK. 12 hours 7 min ago Retweet
  • Did you know? According to @KCMOHealthDept heat-related deaths are reportable in Missouri but not in Kansas. 12 hours 32 min ago Retweet
  • Public health departments from both sides of the state line formed Regional Risk Communications Task Force for better collaboration. 12 hours 48 min ago Retweet
  • Communication pros from @JOCOHealth @olatheschools @KCMOHealthDept about to share learnings from recent Ebola and TB responses. 13 hours 1 min ago Retweet