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February 24, 2021

PPE available for businesses and organizations

Johnson County's Community Personal Protective Equipment Program has reopened. Supplies are available to all Johnson County businesses and organizations.

Last year, we distributed 6.3 million pieces of PPE, which provided a 90-day supply... more

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February 20, 2021

New COVID-19 testing clinic hours beginning Monday

Beginning Monday, Feb. 22, on Mondays, the Johnson County Department of Health & Environment COVID-19 testing clinic will run from 8 a.m. to noon.

Appointments Tuesday through Thursday, will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

No... more

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February 19, 2021

Johnson County honors the annual observance of Black History Month

Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme. The 2021 theme is: “Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.” 

Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and... more

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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... more

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... more

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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... more

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... more

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... more
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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... more

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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... more