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Vaccine and calendar
February 26, 2021

A look ahead at vaccine distribution next week

By the end of today, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will have provided well over 63,000 first-dose vaccines, either at its own clinics or through our health care system partners. 

JCDHE has changed its process for... more

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February 26, 2021

Severe Weather Preparedness Week, begins March 1

In coordination with the National Weather Service, Johnson County Emergency Management and Communications will observe Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 1-5. It's a time to call attention to the importance of being ready when floods,... more

February 26, 2021

BOCC February update

Here are highlights of the Board of County Commissioners’ actions and activities in Feb 2021. More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at ... more

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February 25, 2021

JCDHE and CDC encourage safer spring break plans

If you’re planning to travel abroad soon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all international travelers, regardless of vaccination status, get tested 3–5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for seven... more

A drawing of a bar with bar stools
February 25, 2021

Time restriction removed on Johnson County bars and restaurants

Today, sitting as the Board of Public Health, the Board of County Commissioners voted to approve the removal of curfews and closing times for restaurants, bars, night clubs and other businesses licensed to sell alcohol for on-premises consumption... more

BOCC update
February 25, 2021

Board of County Commissioners update

More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at boccmeetings.jocogov.org.

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, for... more

February 25, 2021

New COVID-19 testing clinic hours started this week

On Mondays, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment COVID-19 drive-thru testing clinic runs from 8 a.m. to noon. Appointments Tuesday through Thursday, will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointments will be scheduled on... more

Vaccine needle and calendar
February 25, 2021

Second dose process update

In a continued effort to improve the vaccination process in Johnson County, beginning tomorrow, Feb. 25, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will begin scheduling second dose appointments when residents receive their first dose of... more

Dr. Sanmi Areola
February 24, 2021

JCDHE director provides virus and vaccine update to BOCC

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi Areola provided a written update to the Board of County Commissioners.

Highlights from the update include:

  • Vaccines received by JCDHE... more
A face mask
February 24, 2021

PPE available for businesses and organizations

Johnson County's Community Personal Protective Equipment Program has reopened. Supplies are available to all Johnson County businesses and organizations.

Last year, we distributed 6.3 million pieces of PPE, which provided a 90-day supply... more