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Public Health Recommendations

Aug. 5, 2021


April 29, 2021

On April 29, the Board of County Commissioners authorized Resolution No. 032-32 that establishes public health recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our county.

According to the resolution, the BOCC strongly recommends the following actions be taken, when and wherever possible or feasible, to slow and reduce the spread of COVID-19 within Johnson County:

  1. Eligible individuals be vaccinated against COVID-19.
  2. Individuals wear masks or face coverings within indoor public spaces.
  3. Businesses and organizations strongly encourage or require customers, visitors, employees, and other invitees to wear masks or face coverings in indoor public spaces.
  4. Individuals within a public space maintain 6 feet of physical distancing from other individuals, unless such individuals reside together or are known to each other.
  5. Businesses and organizations strongly encourage or require customers, visitors, employees, and other invitees to maintain 6 feet of physical distancing from other individuals in public spaces, unless such individuals reside together or are known to each other.
  6. Businesses and organizations adopt and apply additional mitigation strategies and practices to reduce the spread of COVID-19 that are appropriate for and take into consideration their respective operations and activities.
  7. Individuals, businesses, and organizations follow the current and continuing guidance and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, and the Johnson County Local Health Officer to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

This resolution is not an order of the Johnson County Local Health Officer, the Board of County Commissioners of Johnson County, or the Johnson County Board of Health under Kansas law or Resolution No. 108-20.

Resolution 032-32 went into effect at 12:01 a.m., on Saturday, May 1. The resolution remains in effect unless and until it is amended, revoked, or replaced.

If you have questions about Johnson County’s public health recommendations, email [email protected].

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If you have questions about Johnson County’s public health recommendations, email [email protected].

If you have virus-related questions, call the Johnson County Community COVID-19 Hotline.

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

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913-477-8361
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