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Johnson County Virus Hotline - 913-715-2819

Mask Enforcement Hotline - 913-715-3003

If you are seeking enforcement of the Governor’s Mask Order, please contact the consumer fraud hotline at the District Attorney’s Office: 913-715-3003

COVID-19

6/30 Governor Kelly has issued an Executive Order requiring masks or cloth face coverings be worn in indoor public spaces and at any outdoor gatherings in which social distancing cannot be maintained.

4/15/2020 Governor Kelly has extended the Stay at Home order for Kansas until midnight May 3, 2020.  

3/30/2020 A statewide Stay at Home order has been issued by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly.  Executive Order No. 20-16, establishes a statewide “stay home” order in conjunction with the Kansas Essential Function Framework for COVID-19 response efforts. 

The Governor has set up an online form for businesses to verify if they are "essential" under the Executive Order. Find out more on-line at the Governor's website

3/24/2020 A Stay at Home order has been issued for Johnson County based on recommendations from health experts surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additional Information

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For more information on the COVID-19 Pandemic, please visit the following sites:

Relief resources

Financial relief resources are available for small businesses, non-profits, and individuals.

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Food Pantries

Johnson County Library keeps an updated list of area food pantries. We encourage you to call the organization to double-check its hours, as many are operating on different schedules.

COVID-19 Compliance Complaits

Do you have a compliance concern you'd like to share with the Prairie Village Police Department? You can do so by emailing covid19@pvkansas.com

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COVID-19 Orders and Documents

New uniform emergency rules to mitigate spread of COVID-19 pandemic, including closures of bars and restaurants and prohibitions on most gatherings of 10 or more, implemented in Prairie Village

Post Date:03/17/2020 1:15 PM

UPDATE - On March 19, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners removed exemptions for faith-based activities, weddings and funerals from the restrictions on gatherings of 10 or more people.   

 

Prairie Village – Local authorities are asking Prairie Village residents and business owners to comply with the Emergency Public Health Order issued by Johnson County to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Johnson County.

The order, issued March 16 and effective as of 12:01 a.m. March 17:

1.) Closes bars, restaurants, and movie theaters. Businesses are allowed to continue to provide carryout, drive-through, and delivery food and beverage services.

2.) Prohibits gatherings of 10 or more people, both indoors and outdoors. Exceptions include governmental and judicial functions, healthcare facilities, private business operations, religious and faith-based activities, weddings and funerals. A “gathering” does not include normal operations at spaces where people may be in transit or coming and going individually or in groups of less than 10 people. 

The new, Countywide rules were adopted by Prairie Village in its City emergency declaration. Initial City focus will be on education and communication, encouraging voluntary compliance with these requirements. Appropriate social distancing and other mitigation techniques should also be observed in compliance with directives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and the Johnson County Local Health Officer.

Prairie Village will continue to assess the situation daily and provide additional updates, modifications and guidance as they become available.

“We understand these measures put a significant financial burden on our business owners and workers,” Prairie Village Mayor Eric Mikkelson said. “The alternative, however, could be even more devastating.”

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