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February 19, 2021

Vaccine distribution plans for next week in Johnson County

By the end of today, Feb. 19, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will have vaccinated more than 50,000 people, either at its own clinics or through our health care system partners. Progress includes vaccinating nearly 40% of our...

February 18, 2021

Johnson County announces formation of Treasury, Taxation and Vehicles Department

Johnson County residents will now benefit from the efficiency of one county department handling all of their property recording, vehicle registration and taxation needs. Under the authority of the Home Rule Charter approved by the electorate in...

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February 17, 2021

BOCC to address pandemic

At 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, Feb. 18, the Board of County Commissioners will hold its regularly scheduled business meeting. The board will discuss the latest on the pandemic and the county's response.

Agenda items related to COVID-19 include...

Vaccines
February 16, 2021

Vaccine clinics resume tomorrow as scheduled

Due to inclement weather with rolling power outages, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment postponed the COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for today.

All appointments that were scheduled today have been moved to Wednesday...

Public health update
February 16, 2021

JCDHE director provides COVID-19 update to the BOCC

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi Areola provided a written COVID-19 update to the Board of County Commissioners.

Highlights from the report include:

  • Johnson County has...
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February 16, 2021

JoCo on the Go: Lingering COVID-19 symptoms

On JoCo on the Go, episode #80, host Theresa Freed shares her story of getting COVID-19 and the continued struggle to fully recovery. Hear from a local doctor about how common it is for residents to experience lingering effects from the...

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February 15, 2021

Due to inclement weather, vaccine clinic scheduled for tomorrow rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 24

Due to inclement weather and the possibility of rolling power outages, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is postponing the COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16. All appointments that were scheduled for...

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February 15, 2021

Information on protecting yourself during extremely cold temperatures

The National Weather Service is predicting dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills through Tuesday morning.

When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge.

Johnson County...

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February 13, 2021

COVID-19 remains active in Johnson County – mask order in place

It has come to the attention of Johnson County Department of Health and Environment that staged events are scheduled throughout the region, in which individuals plan to remove their masks in public spaces.

We want to remind residents that...

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February 12, 2021

JCDHE director outlines vaccination plans for week of Feb. 15

By the end of today, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will have vaccinated more than 43,000 people either at its own clinics or through our health care system partners. JCDHE received 6,825 doses from the state to be used next...

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