The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition (KBC) officially designates Johnson County as a “Community Supporting Breastfeeding.” This designation recognizes communities that provide multifaceted breastfeeding... more
Summer is here in Johnson County. The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, in cooperation with the Johnson County Library, encourages citizens who need a place to cool down during hot days to visit one of 13 library branches. All... more
As hot summer days become the norm in the coming weeks, you may begin to hear about “ozone alerts” on the news or see it posted on KC Scout signs on the interstate. What is an ozone alert and what should residents do to protect themselves?
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners joined a list of other public entities participating in the Kansas City Power and Light’s Renewables Direct program. The county will purchase power generated by renewable sources for most of its... more
Starting in July, the county's microtransit pilot program will expand to help get people to and from the Overland Park Farmer's Market on Saturdays. The BOCC as well as the Overland Park City Council came to an agreement on the pilot program this... more
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners reached consensus on the Proposed FY 2020 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget on Thursday, June 20, and set the maximum expenditure authority for legal publication.
K-State Research & Extension will host the family-friendly Wonders of Discovery event at the Pollinator Prairie Gardens (320 S Blake St., Olathe, Kansas) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Friday, June 21, in conjunction with National Pollinator Week... more
If you’re in need of emergency medical services in Johnson County, you can feel confident that you’re in great hands. This week, the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Recognition program awarded Johnson County’s EMS System with... more