Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) is asking Johnson County residents to complete a short survey in order to understand how many people in Johnson County have or do not have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). The survey will close at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10.
Survey link - Population Health Survey
More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at boccmeetings.jocogov.org.
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Johnson County Administration Building is closed to the public effective March 25, 2020. For the Board of County Commissioners Meetings, the County Commissioners will not be physically present in the Board Hearing room and will be using Zoom, an online meeting tool, to conduct the meeting. Please watch the broadcast of the meeting from our link at https://boccmeetings.jocogov.org/onbaseagendaonline or on Facebook Live for a live feed or later when the video is posted.
During this time of health emergency, we will also be prudent with our business agenda, deferring action when feasible, and we will not be accepting Public Comments during the meeting. If you have information or comments related to any item on our agenda that you would like to have presented to the Commissioners, we encourage you to submit that information in writing. If you wish to submit information, please email those comments/statements to the BOCC-Clerk@jocogov.org before noon on the Wednesday, before the Thursday BOCC meeting. Comments received by noon will be shared with the entire Board prior to the meeting. If you are unable to email the comments, you may call the following number, and we will record your information. (913) 715-0424.
BOCC actions for the week of March 30, 2020
These items were continued until the board’s May 7, 2020 action agenda.
The board authorized a special meeting at 3 p.m. on Monday, April 6.
Various members of county leadership provided the board with updates on COVID-19 including: Director, Department of Public Health and Environment - Dr. Sanmi Areola; Johnson County Health Officer - Dr. Joseph LeMaster and Medical Director for EMS – Dr. Ryan Jacobsen.
County Manager Penny Postoak Ferguson and Budget and Financial Planning Director Scott Neufeld provided an update on FY 2020 Financial Projections due to COVID-19.
To stay current on the Board’s schedule, please check the board’s calendar at https://jocogov.org/calendar-created/month?field_event_type_tid=4224