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A laptop with a padlock on the screen
November 30, 2020

Celebrate Computer Security Day; protect your computer, watch for phishy emails

It's Computer Security Day and Cyber Monday, the perfect day to take steps to protect your computer and be on the lookout for phishy emails.

To protect your computer when you’re shopping or doing business online, Johnson County Department...

BOCC update
November 30, 2020

BOCC November update

Here are highlights of the Board of County Commissioners’ actions and activities in Nov. 2020. More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at...

Thanksgiving meal
November 25, 2020

County offices closed for Thanksgiving

Johnson County offices will be closed this Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

The Board of County Commissioners will not meet on Thursday. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the board’s next...

A woman enjoying a virtual visit with family and friends
November 25, 2020

Use digital tools to enjoy virtual visits with friends, family

Johnson County encourages all residents to stay safe during this holiday season, by following precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19 – wear masks, wash hands often, stay home when you’re sick and remain physically distanced from others with...

A box of groceries
November 25, 2020

JoCo Human Services hosts virtual Thanksgiving food drive

This year holidays are looking different due to COVID-19. Many family gatherings will not take place as in year's past. The need for food assistance has continued to rise due to job loss, loss of hours, illness and other factors.

You can...

November 25, 2020

JoCo on the Go: Accessing services in JoCo for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities

On JoCo on the Go, episode #68, applying for and accessing the resources available to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities can be a challenge, but Johnson County Developmental Supports is here to help. On this episode,...

Dr. Sanmi Areola
November 24, 2020

JCDHE director provides BOCC written update on COVID-19 in Johnson County

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Sanmi Areola provided a written update on the pandemic to the Board of County Commissioners.

Highlights from the briefing include:

Women holding coffee cups
November 24, 2020

Johnson County Mental Health Center Director addresses mental well-being

Johnson County Mental Health Center Director Tim DeWeese today, addressed the importance of reducing the spread of COVID-19, while also calling attention to the ways we can address our individual and collective mental well-being.


A basketball sitting on a court
November 24, 2020

JCPRD provides updated guidance on sports leagues

Yesterday, Nov. 23, Johnson County Park and Recreation District posted updated guidelines for its sports leagues on its website. The updated guidance...

A health professional working in a lab
November 23, 2020

It's National Public Health Thank You Day!

The Monday before Thanksgiving each year, the nation celebrates Public Health Thank You Day. It's a time to thank public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect the health of our communities. 

This year has been...