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COVID-19 impact stories needed to help determine investment of millions of dollars in our community

Johnson County has an allocation of approximately $30 million in COVID Relief Funds to invest into our community.  We have identified six key areas where we want to make a difference:

  • Mental Health
  • Aging
  • Housing
  • Small business assistance
  • Workforce development
  • Digital access

To optimize these dollars in our community, we want to understand how COVID-19 has impacted our residents, businesses and organizations. We have partnered with the University of Kansas and All in for Kansas Kids to gather stories from every corner of our county through a simple online survey that can be accessed here: 
 
English: https://ourtomorro.ws/JoCoStories
Spanish: https://ourtomorro.ws/JoCoStories_es
Through the survey, you’ll be asked to share a story of how you are coping, or with what you have been struggling, during this pandemic.
 
The deadline for the survey is Aug. 21. The timeframe is short because funds must be expended by Dec. 30. These stories will make up one step of a process that will culminate in the development of several proposals to be considered by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners.  
 

Media Contacts

Lori Sand
Senior Public Information Officer
Office: 913-715-8572
Cell: 816-377-6528

Jody Hanson
Director of Public Affairs and Communication
Office: 913-715-0730
Cell: 913-626-5482

Media Contacts

Lori Sand
Senior Public Information Officer
Office: 913-715-8572
Cell: 816-377-6528

Jody Hanson
Director of Public Affairs and Communication
Office: 913-715-0730
Cell: 913-626-5482