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County News

BOCC update
May 28, 2021

BOCC May update

Here are highlights of the Board of County Commissioners’ actions and activities in May 2021. More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at... more

A car
May 26, 2021

Free rides to access COVID-19 vaccines

Are transportation issues holding you back from getting your COVID-19 vaccinations? There's now a quick and easy solution at your fingertips. Uber and Lyft will provide free transportation (with a cap) to and from vaccination clinics!... more

May 26, 2021

Tell us what you think about the new Antioch Library

Johnson County Library has started the design process for a new library in Merriam and we want to hear from you.

First, watch a ... more

Screen shot of Johnson County Charter Commission website home page
May 25, 2021

Johnson County Charter Commission has launched a new website

The public can track the progress of the Johnson County Charter Commissioner at its new website, charter.jocogov.org. The website lists the commission’s 25-member roster, provides meeting... more

Bekkah Suraud and Trey Glidwell, 911 dispatcher, who took her call
May 25, 2021

Johnson County girl honored as “911 Hero”

On Monday, May 24, the Mid-America Regional Council’s Public Safety Communications Program and the Johnson County Emergency Communications Center honored 9-year-old Bekkah Suraud for demonstrating the proper use of 911 in an emergency. She... more

We are a Blue Star Museum presented by the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families
May 21, 2021

Johnson County Museum to participate in Blue Star Museums

The Johnson County Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer.

The Johnson County... more

first aid box
May 20, 2021

JCMHC offers resilience training for first responders

Johnson County Mental Health Center is hosting free resilience trainings for Johnson County first responders. Join Kim Colegrove from Pause First Academy to discover tools to mitigate stress, regulation emotions and improve overall health. 

... more
Happy EMS week
May 18, 2021

MED-ACT celebrating National Emergency Medical Services Week

This week at Johnson County MED-ACT, we’re celebrating not only 46 years of service, but the 46th Annual National Emergency Medical Services Week. A week that was first nationally recognized in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, this week celebrates... more

Airplane at New Century AirCenter
May 17, 2021

County celebrates Armed Forces Appreciation Day

An early morning rain and lingering cloudy skies on Saturday, May 15, did not dampen Johnson County’s celebration of Armed Forces Appreciation Day at the New Century AirCenter.

Sponsored by the Friends in Service of Heroes (FISH), the free... more

Johnson County library sign showing future site of new library.
May 17, 2021

Imagine your new library

Johnson County Library is excited to have begun the design process for the new Library in Merriam. And it’s time to hear from you!

On Wed., May 19, our first... more

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