Facebook Social Icon Instagram Icon Twitter Social Icon You Tube Social Icon

County News

Dr. Sanmi Areola, director of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment
May 12, 2020

COVID-19 update from the JCDHE director

On Tuesday, May 12, Dr. Sanmi Areola, director of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment provided the Board of County Commissioners a written update on the county's response to the pandemic.

Information in the update...

Johnson County Court House
May 12, 2020

District Court traffic tickets, court date accommodations

Due to the pandemic, the Johnson County District Attorney's Office is not open to the public. More than 850 letters were sent out last week to those with a pending traffic ticket and a court date set on May 13, 20 or 27. The letters provided...

May 12, 2020

Johnson County Park and Recreation District announces reopening plan

On Monday, May 11, Johnson County Park and Recreation District announces its four-phase approach to reopening facilities, services and programs.

Though the guidelines allow some programming to resume in Phase 1 and 2, most programs will...

A pen and a check
May 11, 2020

COVID-19 impact on property tax payment options

The Johnson County Treasury and Financial Management department reopened the tax collection office located at 111 S. Cherry St., Suite 1500, in Olathe, on Monday, May 11, in a limited capacity. The second installment of 2019 property taxes are...

JoCo on the Go logo
May 11, 2020

JoCo on the Go Podcast: Stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Phase 1

JoCo on the Go podcast episode #40 includes a conversation with Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Epidemiologist Elizabeth Holzschuh. She provides the very latest on the county’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19...

Reopening Johnson County
May 11, 2020

Stay up to date on Johnson County's phased reopening

Johnson County began Phase 1 of the Governor's Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas, on Monday, May 11.

During this phase:

  • Mass gatherings of no...
Help fight COVID-19 Call 211 Donations We Need
May 9, 2020

Donate PPE to help health care workers

With your help, together we can help protect health care workers and save the lives of those infected with COVID-19.

If you can donate surgical masks, N-95 respirators, medical gowns, cleaning supplies and baby items, call United Way 211...

May 8, 2020

Johnson County Library among departments to re-establish some services

As Johnson County prepares to enter Phase 1 of the reopening plan beginning Monday, May 11, several Johnson County departments announce what the public can expect through the phases.


Drive-thrus at three Johnson County...

A man wearing a mask
May 7, 2020

Regional health leaders reiterate need to be cautious as reopening begins

Across the Kansas City region, cities and counties will start to relax stay-at-home orders. Local health departments encourage residents to continue taking steps to reduce the spread of illness to avoid another sharp increase in cases. Until...

County commissioners
May 7, 2020

BOCC addresses COVID-19 during regularly scheduled meeting, Thursday, May 7

On Thursday, May 7, the Board of County Commissioners met virtually for its regularly scheduled meeting. Commissioners authorized several planning items, received an update on the county's response to COVID-19 and recognized Jessa Molina, a...