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Medical gloves and vials

Johnson County testing plan underway, invitations distributed to participate in drive-through sampling

On Thursday, April 9, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment emailed invitations to a randomly selected group of Johnson County residents to participate in drive-through COVID-19 testing. Not all households received an invitation. Testing will begin Friday, in Olathe. Invitations to additional testing sites will be distributed by email in the next several weeks.

Expanded testing will be done in phases and includes the following:

Long-term care facilities testing beginning this week with residents and staff in 40 facilities

  • Drive-through community sampling begins Friday, April 10 (only for residents who receive an invitation)
  • Continued testing of the seriously ill
  • Essential worker testing
  • Testing of first responders

Learn more about the county's testing plan.


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