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Board of County Commissioners
April 6, 2020

BOCC holds special meeting Monday, April 6

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners held a special virtual meeting on Monday, April 6. During the meeting, they heard an update on county response to COVID-19. Items discussed include, among other things:

  • A dashboard to...
A man wearing a medical mask
April 6, 2020

CDC encourages mask use in certain public settings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain, such as the grocery store and pharmacy, especially in areas of...

COVID-19 update
April 6, 2020

State guidance on self-service food

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's office has provided guidance for businesses that provide and sell self-service food. You can...

Gloves and viles on a paper COVID-19 report
April 3, 2020

JoCo on the Go: COVID-19 update, expanded testing and mask need

JoCo on the Go podcast episode #35 includes Johnson County leadership, health and safety experts. Hear about the latest efforts to test residents for COVID-19. Find out why increasing testing is key to understanding transmission and...

cloth masks
April 3, 2020

County receives more than 3,000 donated masks

Update June 12, 2020: Cloth mask donations will no longer be accepted at MED-ACT's Flaming Road location. Please call MED-ACT's Community Education division at 913-715-1981 for more information.

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Wastewater treatment facility
April 3, 2020

Flushable wipes belong in the trash

With toilet paper flying off store shelves, there may be interest in using flushable wipes. Johnson County Wastewater wants to remind residents to not flush wipes, even the “flushable” types. They can cause problems in the sewer system, resulting...

A woman clicking on a cell phone
April 2, 2020

Stay informed about COVID-19 with emails, videos, podcast episodes

In addition to updating jocogov.org/coronavirus daily and sharing the latest on Facebook and...

BOCC
April 2, 2020

BOCC continues to address COVID-19 impacts to county operations and public health

During its regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meeting, commissioners met virtually to address a wide range of issues related to COVID-19.

The board heard updates from Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi...

A pad lock on what looks like a computer screen with code
April 1, 2020

Watch for scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Be on the look out for those with bad intentions, using the pandemic to trick you into sharing your personal information. They may ask for credit or debit card numbers to make fake purchases or solicit donations to fake charities. They may spoof...

Car in museum
April 1, 2020

Johnson County Museum offers virtual tour

We know it's difficult not getting to the places you love, like the Johnson County Museum, so the museum is coming to you - virtually. 

Enjoy a special tour of the All-Electric House, explore activities and more....

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