Previous COVID-19 updates
Jan. 30: JoCo announces vaccine plans for February
• Dr. Sanmi Areola, director of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE), announced Jan. 28 the following vaccination plans for the week of Feb. 1.
Jan. 21: Miami County begins vaccine rollout
• Miami County Health Department to begin Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine plan
Jan. 15: JCDHE seeking interest in Phase 2 of vaccine
• The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) is ready for individuals who are in Phase 2 of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Plan to express their interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dec. 31: Update to Governing Body regarding SPARK and CARES funding
• Summary and detail reports outlining the CARES/SPARK funds received from both Johnson and Miami County
Dec 14: State partners with GoGetTested.com
• The state of Kansas has partnered with GoGetTested.com to bring fast, easy, accurate COVID-19 testing to all Kansans.
Nov. 25: Facility reservations canceled through Jan. 31
• The City has canceled all reservations at the Civic Center and Community Center.
Nov. 20: Miami County opens grant applications
• The Miami County Commissioners have agreed to have one final round of grant applications for small businesses in Miami County.
Nov. 15: Mask order continues in Johnson County
• The order will remain in effect unless rescinded by the Governor or the Board of County Commissioners vote to opt out of the mask order.
Nov. 5: Johnson County giving $10,000 business grants
•Johnson County is giving businesses $10,000 as a grant – no repayment.
Oct. 12: Miami County to distribute CARES Act funding
• The Miami County Commissioners set aside $100,000 in Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES Act) Funds to assist businesses.
Sept. 16: KDHE issues Halloween guidance
• Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued documentation outlining guidance and considerations for celebrating Halloween
Aug. 28: City applies for CARES funding
• The City of Spring Hill has applied for reimbursement from Miami and Johnson Counties.
Aug. 12: Johnson County seeking feedback about COVID-19
• Johnson County has an allocation of approximately $30 million in COVID Relief Funds to invest into our community.
June 29: State issues face mask order
• Governor Laura Kelly today announced that she will sign an Executive Order requiring that most Kansans in a public space must wear a mask, beginning 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 3.
June 11: Johnson County votes to follow Kansas recommendations and guidance
• The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners voted that Johnson County will now follow the voluntary recommendations and guidance in the state’s Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas.
May 27: Johnson + Miami Counties as well as City to recommend State plan
• As an organization, the City of Spring Hill will continue to follow the state’s Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas.
May 19: Kansas Governor moves state to modified Phase 2
May 15: City Council weighing options at Aquatic Center
May 14: Gov. Kelly adds new 1.5 Phase to Ad Astra Plan
May 9: City facilities remain closed until further notice
May 1: Spring Hill Aquatic Center opening delayed due to pandemic
April 30: Governor announces reopening plan; Johnson County extends Stay Home order
April 28: Miami County seeking resident input on community survey
April 23: Spring Hill Municipal Court dockets rescheduled
April 21 update: Johnson County conducting second round of health survey
April 15 update: Gov. Laura Kelly extends Stay Home order
(NOW CLOSED)April 7 + April 10 updates: Clarification and Survey
March 30 update: State of Kansas issues Stay at Home order
• The State of Kansas issued a statewide Stay Home order. This remains in effect until April 19, 2020, or until the statewide State of Disaster Emergency proclaimed on March 12, relating to COVID-19 expires, whichever is earlier.
March 27 update: City Council votes to extend local emergency declaration
• The Spring Hill City Council voted on March 26 to extend the local state of emergency declaration.
March 24 update: Municipal Court canceled for April and rescheduled to May; Public meeting procedures
• April Municipal Court dates canceled and rescheduled to May; Procedure for public meetings
March 23 update: Mayor Ellis addresses community; Miami County issues Stay at Home order
• In addition to Johnson County, Miami County now has issued a Stay at Home Order effective through April 23, 2020. This goes into effect for all Miami County residents 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, March 25.
March 21+22 update: Johnson County issues Stay at Home order
• This order includes the entirety of Spring Hill in both Johnson and Miami Counties.
March 20 update: Johnson County update; Large Item Day impact; Playground equipment closed
• Johnson County extends disaster declaration. City services including large item day and playground equipment impacted by spread of COVID-19.
March 19 update: City facilities closed + Letter from Mayor Ellis
• We continue to evaluate the rapidly changing landscape of COVID-19 and implement strategies to minimize the risk of spreading the disease.
• Miami County declares state of local disaster emergency. As a result, all Miami County offices are closed.
• Following new directives from Johnson County, more City services are impacted to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
March 13 update: City services impacted by COVID-19 directives
• Out of an abundance of caution, we are following state and county directives of regarding COVID-19.