A fourth Johnson County city will require masks starting Jan. 18 — Here’s where

The city of Fairway joins Prairie Village, Roeland Park and Mission as northeast Johnson County cities with new mask mandates. The mandate will go into effect on Jan. 18 and expire on Feb. 18 unless it is extended by the city council. Above, the Fairway Shops, where business owners' opinions were split on a new mandate, according to city officials. File photo.

The city of Fairway is joining three other northeast Johnson County cities in implementing a new citywide mask mandate.

In response to several Fairway-based medical professionals requesting action be taken, the city council in a special meeting Thursday approved a mask mandate to take effect Tuesday, Jan. 18 and be in place to Friday, Feb. 18.