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Public health is one of the most important services we provide the residents of Johnson County Government. Every day, in many ways, we strive to prevent disease and promote wellness. Our Olathe and Mission walk-in clinics offer services including immunizations, pregnancy testing and family planning, and Tuberculosis testing. The Johnson County Mental Health Center provides a wide range of mental health and substance abuse services to residents. We serve clients of the Kansas WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program, teach classes for child care providers, manage disease investigation and reporting, and so much more.

Health News

Aging Case Management Team Achieves 99.3% Satisfaction Rate

Assessor sharing options with senior adult.Congratulations to the Area Agency on Aging case management team for achieving a 99.3% satisfaction rate for the assessment and options counseling service. 992 of 999 recipients surveyed January through June 2021 reported satisfaction for a service function tied to long-term care services.
 

KDHE seeks public comments on KanCare amendment

State of Kansas
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Division of Health Care Finance
Public Notice

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Division of Health Care Finance (DHCF), requests approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to amend the 1115 Demonstration waiver, KanCare, in order to adopt twelve-month continuous eligibility for parents and other caretaker adults. Since this amendment would allow parents and other caretaker adults to remain eligible for a longer period, KDHE believes that there will be a favorable impact on beneficiaries.

The proposed effective date of the amendment is January 1, 2022.

Comment Process
The full public notice statement and complete version of the proposed amendment for review can be found at https://www.kancare.ks.gov/home

Draft copies of the proposed amendment may also be found at a Local Health Department (LHD) or at the front desk of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Division of Health Care Finance, at the address below. Locate the nearest LHD by visiting this website
https://www.kdheks.gov/olrh/local_health.html

Question or comments may be addressed to Kurt Weiter, KDHE/Division of Health Care Finance, 900 S.W. Jackson Street, Room 900-N, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1220, or email [email protected].

Those needing accessibility assistance to review or respond to the proposed amendment may also contact Kurt Weiter by phone (785)-296-8623 or at the e-mail above.

Public comments may be submitted from July 8, 2021 until midnight on August 9, 2021.

Sarah Fertig
State Medicaid Director
Division of Health Care Finance
Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Walk-in Clinic Closed April 20-23, 2021

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment's walk-in clinic in Olathe will be closed April 20-23 so our staff can support our ongoing COVID-19 vaccination efforts. The Mission clinic remains closed. We will reopen on Monday, April 26 if you need an immunization, family planning services or STD testing/treatment. If you would like to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine this week, visit www.jocogov.org/covidvaccine.

Immunization clinic closed March 31, 2021

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment's immunization clinic in Olathe will be closed Wednesday, March 31. The Mission clinic remains closed. If you need an immunization (not COVID-19), please visit a doctor's office, urgent care clinic or local pharmacy. 

Immunization clinic closed March 16, 2021

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment's immunization clinic in Olathe will be closed Tuesday, March 16. The Mission clinic remains closed. If you need an immunization (not COVID-19), please visit a doctor's office, urgent care clinic or local pharmacy. 

New COVID-19 testing clinic hours start March 15th

Starting on Monday, March 15, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is changing its COVID-19 drive-thru clinic testing hours to Monday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults who live or work in Johnson County, KS and children (age 5 and older) who live in Johnson County, KS can get tested with or without symptoms. There is no cost for testing.

The testing clinic is located at 11875 S. Sunset Drive in Olathe. Appointments are required for testing. Schedule a test: https://www.jocogov.org/schedule-covid-19-test

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Closed Feb. 15-19, 2021

Due to the extreme winter weather conditions forecasted this week, we are closing our COVID-19 testing clinic Feb. 15-19 for the safety of our clients and our staff. If you are in need of a COVID-19 test, please visit gogettested.com/kansas (appointments may be limited due to weather), your doctor’s office, an urgent care clinic or a nearby pharmacy.

Walk-in Clinic Closed Every Friday

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment's walk-in clinic will be closed every Friday starting February 5, 2021. The Mission Clinic remains closed. 

New COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Clinic Hours Start Jan. 25th

Starting on Monday, Jan. 25, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is changing its COVID-19 drive-thru clinic testing hours to Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This change allows for more consistent delivery of lab results. The testing clinic is located at 11875 S. Sunset Drive in Olathe. Appointments are required for testing. Schedule a COVID-19 test here: https://www.jocogov.org/schedule-covid-19-test. En español: https://jocogov.org/programe-una-prueba-de-covid-19

Walk-in Clinic Closures

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment's walk-in clinic will be closed on Friday, Jan. 22 and Friday, Jan. 29. The immunization clinic is closed from Jan. 15-22.

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