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BOCC in hearing room
July 2, 2020

Johnson County Board of County Commissioners supports Governor’s mask mandate

The Board of County Commissioners held a special meeting at 10 a.m., today, July 2, to consider a... more

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
July 2, 2020

Governor signs executive order to mandate masks statewide

Governor Laura Kelly today issued Executive Order #20-52 requiring that most Kansans must wear a mask while in public spaces, and in... more

July 2, 2020

Safely celebrate the 4th of July

As Kansans prepare for the July 4th weekend, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment has put together a guide to help you safely celebrate.

The guidance comes from the Governor's Ad Astra Reopening Plan and reflects the state's... more

Johnson County District Court
July 2, 2020

Johnson County District Court remains in its Phase 2 implementation

Johnson County District Court will remain in Phase II of its reopening plan.

Remote proceedings are preferred. All hearings will proceed remotely unless an in-person hearing is authorized by the assigned judge. Limited in-person... more

Election officials with equipment
July 1, 2020

The Best Times prepares voters for the 2020 elections in a pandemic

The July-August issue of The Best Times magazine is on its way in the mail with a cover story about the 2020 elections, voting process and safeguards by the Election Office to ensure the health and safety of Johnson County voters and poll workers... more

Health care workers administering tests at a drive-thru clinic
July 1, 2020

Patience needed for test results

We appreciate everyone’s patience as we wait for test results from our COVID-19 testing event on June 26, and from those who were tested at our Olathe office this week. The labs that Johnson County Department of Health and Environment sends... more

Board meeting in hearing room
July 1, 2020

Johnson County Board of County Commissioners call special meeting, July 2

A Special Meeting of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners has been set for 10 a.m., on Thursday, July 2, in the Board’s Hearing Room, located on the third floor of the Johnson County Administration Building, at 111 S. Cherry St.,... more

Rows of American flags
July 1, 2020

July 4th holiday schedule

In observation of the 4th of July holiday on Saturday, all Johnson County Government buildings will be closed on Friday, July 3. 

In addition, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will not hold their regular meeting on Thursday... more

ADA 30th anniversary logo
July 1, 2020

Celebrating the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Throughout the month of July, Johnson County will remember the 30th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Johnson County incorporates diversity and inclusion into all aspects of serving the public.... more

JoCo on the Go logo
July 1, 2020

JoCo on the Go: Serving individuals with I/DD during a pandemic

On JoCo on the Go, episode #47, hear from Johnson County Developmental Supports professionals who will share what life has been like for those they serve during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, find out how Direct Support Professionals and others are... more