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County News

November 21, 2017

County offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Johnson County Government would like all of our county residents and visitors to have a safe and happy thanksgiving holiday weekend. County office buildings will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 for the thanksgiving holiday...

Thanksgiving
November 21, 2017

Experts offer food safety and wellness tips for Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, county staff ask you to be mindful of health and safety. Be cautious when buying fresh turkeys; do not put fats, oils and grease down the drain; and remember your general well-being during the holidays.

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Two adults at looking at museum exhibit
November 20, 2017

Free admission to county museum on Wednesday, Nov. 22

This Wednesday, Nov. 22, the Johnson County Museum will be offering free admission. The museum is located inside of the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center at 8788 Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park, with hours from 9 a.m.  to 4...

November 17, 2017

Johnson County court celebrates National Adoption Day

Families will be made on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Johnson County Courthouse in celebration of National Adoption Day when 14 children, ranging from toddlers to early teens, are scheduled for adoption by seven families in the courtroom of District...

Medicare enrollment
November 15, 2017

Medicare open enrollment runs until Dec. 7

Whether you’re new to Medicare, getting ready to turn 65 or planning your retirement, you’ll soon need to make important decisions about your health coverage.

Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Office offers free Medicare open...

America Recycles Day
November 15, 2017

Recycling is a good thing to do every day

Today is America Recycles Day, but recycling is an activity many practice daily.  Did you know that nearly 80 percent of your trash is recyclable or that household...

Woman receiving shot
November 14, 2017

Still time to get your season flu shot

The best way to protect yourself and your family from getting influenza is to receive a flu shot. Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) encourages all residents over the age of 6 months to get a flu shot.

Although the...

man and woman shaking hands
November 13, 2017

Johnson County to participate in Nov. 14 Career Expo

Students will have an opportunity to learn about career opportunities with Johnson County Government during the Olathe Chamber's 2017 Career Expo. The chamber's goal is to introduce 1,500 high school juniors and seniors, as well as traditional...

November 9, 2017

Johnson County Veterans Day event lists where to park

Johnson County residents planning to attend the 2017 Johnson County Veterans Day observance on Saturday, Nov. 11, are asked to park at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, 11902 Lowell Avenue, Overland Park.

The center is adjacent to the...

American flag veterans day graphic
November 9, 2017

Couty office closed in observation of Veterans Day

On Friday, Nov. 10, most county offices will be closed in observations of the Veterans Day holiday. The county is hosting Veterans Day observance on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Korean War...

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