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June 1, 2020

Joint statement on the death of George Floyd

Along with all of you, we have been grieving the tragic loss of life of George Floyd. As elected officials of Johnson County we do not tolerate violence of any kind including that which is centered on racism or inequality. Those of us in the... more

June 1, 2020

Johnson County reports presumed recoveries

Johnson County continues to update its COVID-19 Cases dashboard daily. We're also adding new kinds of information to help the public better understand how the coronavirus is affecting our community.

On the dashboard, we report presumed... more

June 1, 2020

Johnson County Motor Vehicle expands online portal service for expired tags

Beginning Monday, June 1, people in Johnson County whose vehicle registration expired in May now have access to a new online payment portal to renew that registration. Johnson County Motor Vehicle launched this portal on May 22, for those whose... more

June 1, 2020

Johnson County provides additional guidance to businesses, residents on reopening

On Friday, May 29, Johnson County released a new 3-page document to offer additional guidance to residents and businesses.... more

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June 1, 2020

News from the state

Governor Laura Kelly held a news conference on Monday, June 1, to provide an update on the state's efforts to address COVID-19.

Highlights from the news conference include:

  • Comments on protests
  • Recovery task force... more
A woman reading her temperature and holding a tissue to her nose
June 1, 2020

What to do if you get sick

  • Do not visit the ER for mild illness, isolate at home and away from family for at least seven days or for 72 hours after symptoms are gone.
  • Call your doctor with severe symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath).

... more

A medical worker holding a test tube filled with fluid
June 1, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for residents WITH symptoms available by appointment

Drive-thru testing is offered at the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Olathe office, 11875 S. Sunset Dr.

Residents over the age of 18 with symptoms of coronavirus can get a free COVID-19 test by making an online... more

Cloth masks
June 1, 2020

JCDHE supports state, CDC recommendations for using cloth face coverings

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment supports the following recommendations regarding the use of cloth face coverings to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

State of Kansas: Guidance for Individuals

Masks: Individuals... more

May 29, 2020

Hundreds participate in drive-thru coronavirus testing

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment hosted a drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic on Friday, May 29. It's the first time JCDHE has invited those with and without symptoms to participate and without an appointment. The event,... more