Metro area counties issue 30-day stay-at-home order effective Tuesday

Johnson County has the highest self-response rates for the 2020 U.S. Census. People can still self-respond online at, by phone at (844) 330-2020 (English), or by mailing back the paper form that was delivered to non-response households. Data collection for the census will end Sept. 30. Above, a picture of downtown Overland Park.

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Following an emergency meeting of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners this afternoon, the four major governments in the metro area jointly announced a stay-at-home order for local residents that will go into effect Tuesday, March 24.