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October 26, 2020

CARES Act funding available in Johnson County

We wanted to make sure Johnson County residents, business owners, schools and others are aware that they can apply for more than $35 million available as part of the county’s Community Reinvestment Process.

Funding is available for things...

Get tested
October 26, 2020

Expanded COVID-19 testing - event on Thursday, Oct. 29

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is partnering with local organizations and the Mid-America Regional Council to provide expanded testing opportunities. In addition to drive-thru testing available at the JCDHE health clinic, you...

Public Works snow plow
October 26, 2020

Public Works crews working after first snow of season

It may be October on the calendar, but the first snow event decided to make an appearance early for the season. Johnson County Public Works will have crews out the evening of Oct. 26 into Oct. 27. The crews will watch for slick spots that may...

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October 26, 2020

Johnson County Developmental Supports hosting virtual hiring event

Johnson County Developmental Supports will host a virtual hiring event from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28 for jobseekers interested in joining our team as direct support professionals.

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Photo of a CARS project
October 23, 2020

$32 million authorized for CARS and Stormwater Management programs

Did you know cities and Johnson County work together to improve the roads you travel and on flood control efforts? This week the Board of County Commissioners authorized more than $32 million to improve roadways and stormwater systems in 2021....

BOCC update
October 22, 2020

Board of County Commissioners update

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

The Board of County Commissioners...

Board of County Commissioners
October 21, 2020

BOCC to address COVID-19-related items

On Thursday, Oct. 22, the Board of County Commissioners will hold its regularly scheduled business session at 9:30 a.m. The agenda includes, among other items, action and information related to the pandemic.

COVID-19 related...

A glass with water being poured into it
October 21, 2020

Imagine a Day Without Water on Oct. 21

This year, our country faced an enormous public health crisis from the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout this emergency, water and wastewater systems kept the water flowing in homes, hospitals and essential businesses. This crisis demonstrated the...

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi Areola
October 20, 2020

JCDHE director provides COVID-19 update to BOCC

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi Areola provided a written COVID-19 update to the Board of County Commissioners.

Highlights from the briefing include:

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JoCo on the Go podcast logo
October 20, 2020

JoCo on the Go, episode #63: COVID-19 cyber crimes

On JoCo on the Go, episode #63, hear from Johnson County experts, including our district attorney, a cyber crimes investigator with the Sheriff’s Office and our information technology leaders, who will discuss how criminals are using the...