Health Resources

COVID-19

If you have health-related questions about COVID-19, call the Johnson County Community COVID-19 Hotline at (913) 715-2819, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Johnson County, Kansas COVID-19 information

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) COVID-19 information

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (English)

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Spanish)

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Chinese)

APHA Spanish-language resource hub at COVIDGuia.org

Information for the Public

Information for Child Care Facilities, Schools and Employers

Information for Healthcare Providers and Long-term Care Facilities

Local and national resources for health information

Adolescents

Diseases and Conditions

  • Cancer - data, research, and articles related to cancer. 
  • Diabetes – CDC data, research, and articles related to diabetes. 
  • Flu - CDC data, research, and articles related to influenza. 
  • Heart Disease - data, research, and articles related to heart disease. 

Food/Nutrition

Health

Health Care

  • Kansas City's Medicine Cabinet – Provides help for low-income, underinsured and uninsured metro area residents. Includes emergency dental care (fillings and extractions), diabetic supplies, durable medical equipment, hearing aids, prescriptions (no controlled substances), vision exam and eyeglasses. 
  • Health Insurance – Get information on health insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare, and find help paying for medical bills.
  • HealthCare.gov – Enroll in health insurance or update your current health insurance plan. 

Parenting

  • Parent information – CDC’s information on parenting. Included in this is information about parenting children from pregnancy to age 19. www.cdc.gov/parents/index.html

Schools

Older Adults

  • Health for Seniors – resource page by USA.gov to provide health information.  Get help to find doctors, hospitals and healthcare facilities. Learn about options for long term care services, find help with common questions about buying and using medications.  Includes ways to get help with prescription drug costs and get Medicare and Medicaid resources.  https://www.usa.gov/health
  • Health Information for Older Adults – CDC information related to aging health.https://www.cdc.gov/aging/index.html
  • Physical Activity for Older Adults – CDC physical activity guidelines for older adults. www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/olderadults.html
  • Travel Health – Senior Citizens – Travel information for seniors. Includes vaccines, medication, and injury prevention information. wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/senior-citizens

Substance Abuse