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Motor Vehicle office building
May 22, 2020

Temporary Motor Vehicle payment portal opens for expired tags

Johnson County Motor Vehicle has opened a NEW online payment portal for vehicle tag renewal customers who have been unable to renew online or come into an office over the last several months.

This renewal option is only available for...

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May 22, 2020

Avoid COVID-19 economic impact payment scams

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and United States Secret Service (USSS) have released a Joint Alert with mitigations to help residents avoid scams...

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May 22, 2020

Johnson County Park & Recreation District updates its reopening plan

In review of Governor Kelly’s order modifying Phase 2 the Johnson County Park & Recreation District has adjusted anticipated dates of each phase of the JCPRD Recovery Plan...

Monticello library
May 22, 2020

Johnson County Library starts phased re-opening

Starting Tuesday, May 26, patrols can pick up their holds at the drive-thru windows from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., on Sunday.

Johnson County Library began a phased reintroduction of services on Monday...

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May 21, 2020

JoCo on the Go Podcast: Life in Phase 2

On JoCo on the Go, episode #41, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment experts talk about life in Phase 2 of the Governor’s reopening plan. They discuss which businesses can reopen and which will have to wait a little longer...

May 21, 2020

BOCC addresses COVID-19 among other items on agenda

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners met virtually on Thursday, May 21, to discuss, among other items, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the county.

Highlights from the meeting include:

The board...

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May 21, 2020

Kansas COVID Fraud Task Force to address scams

Twenty-three local, state and federal agencies, including the Johnson County District Attorney's Office, are partnering to help keep the public safe during the coronavirus pandemic. The agencies are part of the a Kansas COVID Fraud Task Force,...

May 20, 2020

Johnson County Developmental Supports receives grant to support COVID-19 response and recovery

Johnson County Developmental Supports has been awarded a $25,000 grant through the Kansas Health Foundation’s Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG) initiative.

This funding will help support COVID-19 response and recovery efforts for...

COVID-19 test tube
May 18, 2020

Johnson County sees first workplace outbreak of COVID-19

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has received the majority of results back from employees tested at the FedEx Olathe distribution center.

Last Thursday JCDHE announced that Johnson County had its first workplace outbreak...