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Gathering for Thanksgiving? Here’s what JoCo health officials recommend to stay COVID-safe

New COVID-19 cases and rates of hospitalizations in Johnson County have increased over the past two weeks, prompting county health officials to urge residents to get their booster shots if

New COVID-19 cases and rates of hospitalizations in Johnson County have increased over the past two weeks, prompting county health officials to urge residents to get their booster shots if


Johnson County health officials urge patience as families line up for kids’ COVID shots — what you need to know

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 are now being administered in Johnson County, but local health officials are urging families to be patient, noting that the effort

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 are now being administered in Johnson County, but local health officials are urging families to be patient, noting that the effort



Moderna and J&J booster shots now available in Johnson County — what you need to know

Johnson County vaccines

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will begin offering booster shots of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine  by appointment at its Mission

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will begin offering booster shots of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine  by appointment at its Mission



Johnson County downgrades its COVID-19 risk from ‘high’ to ‘substantial’ — here’s why

The “community risk” metric used to classify the current level of COVID-19 spread in Johnson County has been downgraded from “High” to “Substantial,” according to the Johnson County Department of

The “community risk” metric used to classify the current level of COVID-19 spread in Johnson County has been downgraded from “High” to “Substantial,” according to the Johnson County Department of


Pfizer booster now available for some Johnson County residents — here’s what you need to know

Pfizer booster

Some Johnson County residents can now begin receiving a booster of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, after the CDC on Friday gave final authorization for a third shot for select populations.

Some Johnson County residents can now begin receiving a booster of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, after the CDC on Friday gave final authorization for a third shot for select populations.


Johnson County hospitals struggle with staffing shortages, nurse burnout — how they’re trying to cope

As COVID-19 transmission in Johnson County continues to remain high, area hospitals and their staffs are finding themselves still working around the clock to treat and discharge patients, roughly a

As COVID-19 transmission in Johnson County continues to remain high, area hospitals and their staffs are finding themselves still working around the clock to treat and discharge patients, roughly a


Johnson County health experts worry this fall could pose ‘greater risk’ than last year with COVID-19 cases still high

Prairie Village mask mandate

COVID-19 data shows that new cases of the disease in Johnson County continue to decline after hitting a renewed peak in late August caused by the contagious Delta variant. But

COVID-19 data shows that new cases of the disease in Johnson County continue to decline after hitting a renewed peak in late August caused by the contagious Delta variant. But


Johnson County schools update COVID-19 case numbers — see where your district stands

Note: The Shawnee Mission Post is making much of its local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic accessible to non-subscribers. (If you value having a news source covering the situation in our

Note: The Shawnee Mission Post is making much of its local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic accessible to non-subscribers. (If you value having a news source covering the situation in our


Johnson County Community College changes policy, will require masks indoors on campus

Note: The Shawnee Mission Post is making much of its local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic accessible to non-subscribers. (If you value having a news source covering the situation in

Note: The Shawnee Mission Post is making much of its local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic accessible to non-subscribers. (If you value having a news source covering the situation in


COVID-19 booster shots could soon be on their way to Johnson County — what we know

Johnson County vaccine FAQ

Note: The Shawnee Mission Post is making much of its local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic accessible to non-subscribers. (If you value having a news source covering the situation in

Note: The Shawnee Mission Post is making much of its local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic accessible to non-subscribers. (If you value having a news source covering the situation in