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COVID-19 vaccine phase 2 survey, blue and red, survey image, vaccine image
January 16, 2021

Update on Phase 2 vaccine interest survey

Thanks to all who have completed the Phase 2 vaccine interest survey – more than 48,000 so far! We apologize to those who have experienced difficulty completing the survey. We have increased the server capacity to accommodate a larger number of...

A health care worker giving a person a vaccine
January 15, 2021

65+ and others in Phase 2 asked to indicate interest in vaccine

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is nearing completion of vaccinating health care workers in Phase 1 of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s vaccination plan. Phase 2 is expected to begin by early February....

Doses received and doses administered
January 15, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine in Johnson County

As of Jan. 15, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has received 16,250 doses (of that, 5,000 are for 2nd dose) and has administered 7,020 doses.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 15, 2021

County offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

County offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is an official day of service and...

School bus
January 15, 2021

County, school district agree to CNG partnership

Johnson County is doing its part to increase the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. The Board of County Commissioners approved a proposal at its Jan. 7 meeting to enter into a joint use agreement with Olathe Public Schools for the...

It's OKAY if You're Not Okay podcast logo
January 15, 2021

It's Okay if You're Not Okay podcast

In the most recent episode of the It's Okay if You're not Okay podcast, Keith, Kate, John and Renee took on the claim that "2020 stunk" (or worse) head-on by sharing experiences they were grateful for or proud of that happened during the...

BOCC update
January 14, 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...

aerial shot of Thuderbirds flying in formation
January 14, 2021

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds select airshow at New Century AirCenter for 2022 show season

KC Air Show Charities, producer of the KC Air Show, announce that the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “The Thunderbirds” have selected New Century AirCenter as one of their sites for the 2022 show season. This marks the fourth...

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January 14, 2021

JoCo on the Go podcast - Courthouse completed, many services remain virtual during pandemic

On JoCo on the Go, episode #75, hear from some of those who led the Johnson County Courthouse construction project. Find out the new features at the facility that will allow the county to better serve residents. Learn about how the...

A health care worker's hands about to administer a vaccine into a person's arm
January 13, 2021

JCDHE shares data on vaccines received and administered

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has the following update regarding COVID-19 vaccines recently received:

  • Received 1,000 doses from Health Partnership Clinic on Jan. 11
  • Received 1,000 doses from KU...