The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kansas Department of Health and Environment are responding to an outbreak of the coronavirus, a virus strain that was newly identified at the end of 2019.
This page will be updated as new information is released.
The City of Overland Park is working with the Johnson County Department of Health and Kansas Department of Health and Environment to closely monitor the coronavirus outbreak and reopening plans.
Overland Park will follow the phases of Reopening Johnson County, a phased approach to promote economic recovery, health and safety. Learn more about the County’s plan.
CDC recommendations for social distancing and the County’s declarations affect some City service operations.
Unless otherwise noted below, City services are operating normally.
The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is open.
Visitors will be required to wear masks or face coverings where guests may be gathered and are unable to maintain six feet of distance.
The Visitors Center will not be open.
Water fountains and concessions will not be available. Visitors should bring their own water.
Restrooms will be open and cleaned regularly.
City Hall is open to the public.
City Council, Planning Commission, and City Council committee meetings will be held via videoconference. Instructions to view meetings are available on each meeting’s agenda.
Room rentals, basketball courts, indoor pools and Child Watch will not be available.
Members and guests will be required to sign an additional waiver to use the facility.
Visitors must wear masks or face coverings while entering, walking around and exiting the facilities. Masks may be removed once you arrive at your activity.
For the safety and health of our visitors, staff and animals, the Farmstead will not open in 2020.
Learn more about this decision on the Farmstead’s page.
After careful consideration, the City of Overland Park has canceled the Overland Park Fall Festival for 2020.
This includes the entertainment, craft and food vendors. The parade, which Downtown Overland Park coordinates, is also canceled.
The Fall Festival, which typically takes place the final weekend in September, draws visitors from across the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Shoppers will be required to wear masks or face coverings where they may be gathered and are unable to maintain six feet of distance.
Learn more about market operations during the coronavirus emergency.
Emergency services are generally operating normally while taking extra precautions to avoid spreading coronavirus.
Lifesaving classes are canceled until further notice.
Visitors will be required to wear masks or face coverings outdoors where guests may be gathered and are unable to maintain six feet of distance, and indoors.
Please refer to www.golfop.com for details.
The Municipal Court is open and taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Visit the Court webpage for more information about procedures for visiting in-person and how to conduct court business online.
All City parks and trails are open. Playgrounds, splash pads, athletic courts and fields, exercise equipment, and park restrooms are open.
Visitors will be required to wear masks or face coverings where they may be gathered and are unable to maintain six feet of distance.
The Overland Park Police Department is suspending all non-law enforcement-related fingerprinting until further notice. Station tours and ride-alongs are canceled.
If you have an emergency, call 911.
We encourage you to avoid filing non-emergency police reports in-person. Make a report online or call 913-895-6300 (select option 3) between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. to make a report over the phone. If necessary, dispatch will send an officer to you to make a report.
Overland Park’s five outdoor pools will not open for the 2020 season.
The indoor pools at Matt Ross Community Center are closed until further notice.
Outdoor swimming lessons and the 2020 Waves Swim and Dive team season are canceled.
Overland Park’s three splash pads are open and running.
Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex is open.
Visitors will be required to wear masks or face coverings outdoors where guests may be gathered and are unable to maintain six feet of distance.
Meal Sites Locator: Use this map to find the nearest resources for food and meal assistance around Overland Park.
Johnson County Website: Food Pantry List
Johnson County Website: Meals on Wheels
Blue Valley School District: Free Grab-and-Go Breakfast and Lunch
Olathe Public Schools Website: Meal Distribution
Harvesters Website: Help applying for benefits
Hear from Mayor Gerlach about how you can help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Governor Kelly issued an executive order requiring masks be worn in public, which the Johnson County Board of Commissioners voted to support.
Violations of the mask ordinance are not criminal offenses, but civil actions.
The Overland Park Police Department’s goal is to educate resident of the need to follow the Governor’s order.
If you would like to report a business or establishment not enforcing the executive order, contact the consumer fraud hotline at the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office, 913-715-3003.