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elementary pupil reading with mother in the library
December 7, 2018

New background check requirement for child care providers starts Dec. 3

Beginning this month, child care providers in Kansas applying for or renewing a license are legally required to submit to a comprehensive background check, including fingerprints, for each individual residing, working or regularly volunteering in...

Medicare equals questions
December 6, 2018

Help is still available before Medicare deadline Dec. 7

The Medicare Open Enrollment deadline is almost here. Johnson County residents who still have questions and need some guidance can get free help only a phone call away.  Johnson County K-State Research and Extension offers personalized assistance...

Colorful graphic that says Holiday Art Sale
December 4, 2018

Developmental Supports hosts Holiday Art Sale

Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS) Emerging Artists Program will host its annual Holiday Art Sale on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The public is invited to stop in and enjoy refreshments, conversations with the artists and a...

American flag flying at half mast
December 4, 2018

Local impacts of National Day of Mourning

In order to best serve our residents, Johnson County Government has decided to remain open to the public on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, which President Trump has proclaimed as a National Day of Mourning, in remembrance of former President George H.W...

sign which reads flu season next to cup of hot tea and a pile of sweaters
December 3, 2018

It's not too late to keep the flu at bay

It’s that time of year again — flu season. As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity is increasing. The Department of Health and Environment recommends you get a flu vaccine now if you have not gotten vaccinated yet this...