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Dr. Sanmi Areola
April 6, 2021

JCDHE director provides COVID-19 disease and vaccine update

On Tuesday, April 6, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi Areola provided a written COVID-19 disease and vaccine update to the Board of County Commissioners.

Highlights from the update include:

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April 6, 2021

Public comment procedures outlined for Johnson County BOCC meetings

Members of the public must sign up in advance to deliver comments either in person or virtually.

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will return this week to the Hearing Room following several months of... more

JoCo on the go logo
April 6, 2021

JoCo on the Go: Public health matters

On JoCo on the Go, episode #86, hear from Julie Brewer, executive director of United Community Services, a key partner in addressing public health needs in our community. She talks about the wide range of factors that comprise public... more

Vaccine needle and calendar
April 2, 2021

Vaccine distribution for next week in Johnson County

For the week of April 5, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) announced that they will be expanding hours for COVID-19 vaccinations. This will include evening and weekend availability.

JCDHE's vaccination plan will... more

National Public Health Week
April 2, 2021

Johnson County to celebrate National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week, observed this year April 5-11, is especially important as we thank the Johnson County staff members who promote public health every day – especially those who have fought so hard to combat the pandemic. Yesterday, the... more

COVID-19 virus illustration
April 2, 2021

Olathe Motor Vehicle Office closed to the public week of April 5

Johnson County’s Olathe Motor Vehicle Office located at 782 N. Ridgeview Road, Olathe will remain closed to the public through the week of April 5, due to staffing shortages after multiple staff members were impacted by COVID-19. 

Through... more

A face mask
April 2, 2021

Update on state mask mandate

On Wednesday, March 31, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed a bill to continue increased access to health care during the pandemic. These provisions will extend through March 31, 2022.

... more

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April 1, 2021

BOCC to return to in-person meetings, with provisions

Today, the Board of County Commissioners approved a recommendation to return to in-person meetings, beginning April 8, under the following provisions:

  1. The meeting room will continue to be set up for social distancing.
  2. Staff... more
resource fair virtual
April 1, 2021

Johnson County Developmental Supports to host resource fair

The Johnson County CDDO Resource Fair is returning April 5-8, with virtual sessions for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, families, providers and jobseekers. Learn about accessing IDD services, employing people with... more

COVID-19 illustration
March 31, 2021

Olathe Motor Vehicle Office impacted by COVID-19

Johnson County’s Olathe Motor Vehicle Office located at 782 N. Ridgeview Road, Olathe, will be closed to the public on Thursday, April 1, and Friday, April 2, after multiple staff have been impacted by COVID-19. All impacted staff have been... more

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