Website offers cool advice

Johnson County Government has launched an extreme heat web guide webpage on that offers details on how to stay cool and avoid heat-related illness.

Should there be any Johnson County program or service impacts, on the webpage, those details will also be available.

On the new webpage, among other information, residents can learn about cooling centers. Anyone who needs a place to cool down is encouraged to visit one of the Johnson County Library’s 14 branches. Libraries offer many services in addition to a cool place to rest and restore.

Library hours vary by location. Call 913-826-4600 to check hours of operation for your nearest library branch or visit the Library website at

Other information includes suggestions on how to stay safe in the heat and signs of heat-related illnesses. The webpage is at