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Kansas State Capitol
January 10, 2018

Follow the 2018 Kansas legislative session

The 2018 Kansas legislative session began Monday in Topeka, and all eyes are on the statehouse as lawmakers work on the state budget, school finance and other important legislative items this session. If you’re hoping to stay in-the-know this...

Quit smoking
January 9, 2018

Quit smoking in 2018

If you’re thinking of quitting tobacco use in 2018, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment can help.

JCDHE recommends using your smartphone to tackle quitting smoking. Staff suggest...

illustration of superhero "it's not too late to fight the flu"
January 8, 2018

Seasonal flu shots are still available

It's not too late to get your flu shot.

Flu shots are still available for adults and children over the age of 6 months at our walk-in health...

small images of The Best Times and JoCo Magazine covers
January 4, 2018

Johnson County magazines arriving this week

The start of the New Year includes the arrival of the first issues of two popular Johnson County magazines.

The winter edition of JoCo Magazine has been mailed to all Johnson County households. The issue highlights the Veterans Treatment...

MLK monument
January 3, 2018

Celebrate the life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Join the Johnson County community in celebrating The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 7

MLK 50th Anniversary

Commemorating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

sticky notes which read Dream Big, Set Goals and Take Action
January 2, 2018

Keep those New Year's resolutions!

With the start of each new year comes the promise of a fresh start and the desire for self-improvement, which is why so many of us resolve to make positive changes in the coming year. Just under half (about 44%) of Americans make New Year’s...