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Currently being vaccinated: Those 65 and older, emergency responders, K-12 special education staff, health care workers, Long-term care staff and residents, pandemic response workers

What phase am I in?

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.

Vaccine chart

(Version of KDHE table accessible to screen readers

This state plan is subject to change. Questions about the plan can be directed to KDHE. (Please do not contact the state with Johnson County-specific questions. Those can be directed to 913-715-2819 or be [email protected]. You may also find your answer in our Frequently Asked Questions.): 

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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)

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Questions or concerns?

If you have questions about Johnson County’s public health order or to report a concern about a violation, email [email protected].

If you have virus-related questions, call the Johnson County Community COVID-19 Hotline. You can also call this number if you need a safe place to quarantine or isolate.

Staffed by public health professionals.
913-715-CV19 (2819)
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Child care licensing COVID-19 hotline

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.