Johnson County Board of Pubic Health to revisit public health order related to masks
On Thursday, Dec. 16, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners determined that on Thursday, Jan. 6, the Board of Public Health will review Johnson County Board of Health Order No. 001-21, requiring masks for school buildings attended by students up to sixth grade.
Johnson County is closely monitoring vaccination rates among residents, along with the COVID-19 incidence rate and percent positivity. As of today, Johnson County has an incidence rate of 347 new cases per 100,000, and a percent positivity rate of 11.1%. Get additional COVID-19/vaccine dashboard information.
Since the start of the pandemic, Johnson County has prioritized mitigation strategies and guidance that promotes in-person learning for students. The county understands how important it is for students to be in school.