Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
COVID-19 update — May 5
Spring Hill city officials are planning to discuss new public health recommendations at the City Council meeting on May 13.
On April 30, Johnson County Commissioners authorized a resolution strongly encouraging masks and social distancing in indoor public spaces.
As of May 5, Spring Hill City Hall is reopening all doors for entry and exit during business hours. All city facilities strongly encourage customers, visitors, and employees to wear a mask inside the buildings, particularly when social distancing is not possible.
Meetings in the Council Chamber will continue with social distanced seating and strongly recommend the use of masks when social distancing is not possible.
The recommendations set by Johnson County include the entire city limits in both Miami and Johnson Counties.
You can read the full resolution adopted by Johnson County Commissioners.
The City of Spring Hill will continue to release updates on the city's COVID-19 page.
Public Health Recommendation — April 30
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:
- Eligible individuals be vaccinated against COVID-19.
- Individuals wear masks or face coverings within indoor public spaces.
- Businesses and organizations strongly encourage or require customers, visitors, employees, and other invitees to wear masks or face coverings in indoor public spaces.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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@example.com.
Vaccine update — April 30
Johnson County face mask requirement
NOW IN EFFECT FOR ENTIRETY OF SPRING HILL CITY LIMITS
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners voted to support Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s executive order requiring masks to be worn in public spaces. Kansas Governor Executive Order #20-52 also requires masks outdoors when six feet of physical distance cannot be maintained. There are a number of exemptions. Children 5 and younger will not be required to wear masks when the order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m., on Friday, July 3. Those with medical conditions that prevent mask use will also be allowed an exemption. Businesses open to the public are required to comply with the order.
The entirety of the Spring Hill city limits, in both Johnson and Miami counties, is affected by this requirement according to our City Emergency Operations Plan. You can download a graphic here.
If you plan to visit a City facility, you will need a face mask to enter.. You can also do business with us online, by phone or email.
The COVID-19 hotline is for virus-related questions ONLY. All questions regarding emergency public orders, including stay-at-home mandates and business closures, should be directed to customer service, at (913) 715-5000.
- Johnson County Community COVID-19 hotline
- (913) 715-CV19 (2819)
- 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
- Questions related to COVID-19
- Kansas Department of Health and Environment hotline
Johnson County has created a dashboard that allows the public to see the areas of the county (including the entirety of Spring Hill) that have been impacted by COVID-19. The data is broken down by demographics, including hot spots within the county.