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asian father and baby in car seat
April 6, 2018

Safe Kids Johnson County offers free car seat safety check-ups

Child Passenger Safety Seat Check Up Event on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at McCarthy Chevrolet located at 675 N. Rawhide in ... more

green lawn with flower boder
April 6, 2018

Green gardening expo April 7

Want to start the spring season with a healthy, eco-friendly lawn?

Join experts from several Johnson County communities to learn about environmentally conscious yard care at this year's Healthy Yards Expo. Kansas Healthy Yards and... more

April 4, 2018

MED-ACT unveils new vehicle look

This week, MED-ACT adds new vehicles with an updated design to its fleet.  Two new vehicles hit the road this past week showing off some MED-ACT’s classic yellow bars along with some new blue accents. The hope is to preserve MED-ACT’s unique... more

calculator, pen and 1040 tax form
April 4, 2018

Free income tax preparation available

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) hosted by El Centro and Johnson County K-State Research and Extension, provides free tax preparation and review to all Johnson County residents who make less than $60,000 per year. The service is... more

public health word cloud
April 2, 2018

County celebrates "National Public Health Week" April 2-8

Johnson County is celebrating the 2018 National Public Health Week theme of "Healthiest Nation 2030 - Changing Our Future Together" this week with daily topics to focus on public health efforts in creating the healthiest nation in one generation... more

screen shot of jcprd homepage
March 30, 2018

JCPRD launches major website upgrade

The Johnson County Park & Recreation District website has a new look and outreach at www.jcprd.com.

The website has served the district since 2001 without a major upgrade and technical redesign of... more

child with measles rash
March 30, 2018

Updated information about possible measles exposure at The University of Kansas Hospital

On March 28, 2018, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Wyandotte County Health Department were notified of a case of measles in an out-of-state resident with international travel. This case of measles is not associated... more

Cover of annual report
March 28, 2018

County’s annual report now available online

This year’s annual report for Johnson County Government, entitled Advancement through Collaboration: Delivering effective, efficient... more

State of the County
March 27, 2018

Eilert delivers State of the County address

Board of County Commission Chairman Ed Eilert today presented the 2018 State of the County address during a luncheon at the Ritz Charles.

Eilert’s address focused on job growth, the county’s commitment to entrepreneurship, and the... more

March 23, 2018

ArtsKC campaign collects $15,722 in Johnson County

Johnson County’s 2018 ArtsKC campaign collected $15,722 to support a wide range of arts organizations and programs throughout the Kansas City metropolitan region, including Johnson County.                 The ArtsKC Fund is managed by the Arts... more


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