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Orders and mandates

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Governor's Mask Order

If you are seeking enforcement of the Governor’s Mask Order (PDF), please call the District Attorney’s Office at 913-715-3003.

Johnson County Board of Public Health order

On Jan. 28, the Board of Public Health voted to extend our local public health order through March 31, 2021. On Feb. 25, the Board of Public Health removed curfews and closing times for restaurants, bars, night clubs, and other businesses licensed to sell alcohol for on-premises consumption that were included in Section II, paragraphs (4) and (5). To report a concern about a violation of the Board of Public Health Order, call the county's call center 913-715-5000, TDD: 800-766-3777, or email [email protected].

If you’re concerned about a COVID case or cases in your workplace, please email the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment at [email protected].

Submit a mass gathering plan

Mass gatherings within specific enclosed, confined, or designated public spaces, whether indoors or outdoors, are limited to 50 total individuals or 50 percent of the capacity permitted by the building’s fire code, whichever is less. The mass gathering provision pertains to a distinct building or distinct room in a building.

Businesses and organizations seeking to hold an event such as a conference, wedding or other mass gathering in excess of the mass gathering limit must submit a plan to the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment specifying how they will ensure public safety during operations. Fairs, festivals, carnivals, parades and similar events are prohibited.

Plans may be emailed to [email protected].

Plans should include this information:

  • Requestor’s Name
  • Venue Name
  • Date of event
  • Number of people attending event
  • Venue’s person capacity (per fire code)
  • Describe how consistent and appropriate mask use of all involved in the event is ensured
  • Describe how appropriate physical distancing practices is ensured
  • Describe how notification to event staff and guests that if they are not feeling well, they exclude themselves from the event is ensured
  • Describe how effective communication of COVID-19 prevention practices deployed during the event is ensured
  • Describe your sanitizing protocol

If you have additional questions, please call the county’s call center at 913-715-5000, TDD: 800-766-3777. The Johnson County call center is available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., except major holidays.

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Questions or concerns?

If you have questions about Johnson County’s public health order or to report a concern about a violation, email [email protected].

If you have virus-related questions, call the Johnson County Community COVID-19 Hotline. You can also call this number if you need a safe place to quarantine or isolate.

Staffed by public health professionals.
913-715-CV19 (2819)
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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