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COVID-19 Vaccine

Updated Jan. 23, 2021

What action can people take today?

1. Click here to confirm which phase you're in.

2. Johnson County residents/workers in Phase 2 who haven’t taken the vaccine interest survey can fill out this interest form or call 913-715-2819.

3. Call your doctor to see if you have an opportunity to get a vaccination from them. 

4. Health care workers who haven’t gotten their vaccination yet can make an appointment at jocovaccine.setmore.com.

5. Sign up for the county’s daily COVID-19 e-newsletter at jocogov.org/COVIDNewsletter.

6. Watch Dr. Sanmi Areola provided an update on how Johnson County is implementing Phase 2 in the Jan. 21 BOCC meeting or the evening news conference.

For more information about the vaccine in Johnson County, see our Frequently Asked Questions.




Number of doses received/administered by JCDHE

Doses Date received Received from Being administered to
1,200 12-21-20 KDHE Johnson County DHE and EMS staff
2,800 12-31-20 Health Partnership Phase 1
1,000 1-11-21 Health Partnership Phase 1
1,000 1-12-21 KU Med Phase 1
350 1-13-21 Children's Mercy Hospital Phase 1
(2nd dose)
1-13-21 Health Partnership Phase 1
(2nd dose)
1-13-21 KDHE Phase 1
(2nd dose)
1-14-21 Health Partnership Phase 1
3,900 1-14-21 KDHE Phase 1
6,825 1-21-21 KDHE Phase 1 and 2


Distribution guidelines

The Johnson County Department of Health & Environment is following the vaccine distribution guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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(Version of KDHE table accessible to screen readers)

This state plan is subject to change. Questions about the plan can be directed to KDHE:

For more information, visit:

JCDHE Prioritization in Phase 2

Tier 1

  • All unvaccinated persons prioritized in previous phases.
  • Persons aged 65 and over
  • K-12 including teachers, custodians, drivers and other staff.
  • Licensed childcare workers including custodians, drivers and other staff.
  • Emergency Services
    • Fire
    • Police
  • Food and Agriculture
    • Grocery store workers
    • Food processing, including meat processing plants
    • Restaurants/Bars

Tier 2

  • All unvaccinated persons prioritized in previous phases.
  • Transportation and logistics
    • Warehouses
    • Large-scale manufacturing plants
    • Bus and Transportation workers including Uber and Taxi Drivers
  • Persons in congregate settings (residents and staff)
    • Homeless shelters and other homeless housing settings and dwelling places
    • Congregate childcare institutions, adult and child protective services.
    • Emergency shelters or safe houses for victims of domestic violence.
    • Corrections facilities, including jails and juvenile justice facilities.
    • Behavioral Health institutions (including mental health institutions) and residential treatment centers.
    • Adult care homes, residents and staff in home plus facilities not covered in phase 1.
    • Any remaining Senior living homes.
    • Home caregivers (paid or unpaid), personal care aides.

Tier 3

  • All unvaccinated persons prioritized in previous phases.
  • Water and Wastewater
  • The U.S. Postal Service
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Retail, warehouses and sales outlets.
  • Companies that supply critical services or materials for the COVID-19 response (e.g. PPE)


Health care providers/workers information

If you are a health care-associated worker who lives or works in Johnson County and you have not received the first round of your COVID-19 vaccination, visit https://jocovaccine.setmore.com/ to schedule an appointment. You will need to bring proof of residency along with your proof of employment or medical license/certificate.
Health care providers who want to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to their patients or staff can email a request to KDHE at [email protected]. KDHE will send the health care provider an enrollment form and instructions on how to order, store and administer the vaccine.


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