Johnson County Emergency Management

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Our goal at Johnson County's Office of Emergency management is to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from the effects of disasters, be they natural disasters, such as tornadoes or floods or man made problems such as chemical spills. The County Judge is charged by stature with responsibility for emergency management planning and operations. Most departments within Johnson County have emergency functions in addition to their normal duties and play key roles in our emergency operations strategy. All departments work together to coordinate a service and prepare for an emergency or disaster. The County is also privileged to have a Local Emergency Planning Committee (L.E.P.C.). This is a voluntary organization dedicated to improving responses to emergencies in Johnson County. The membership is made of leaders from Public Safety agencies, business, and industry. Stephanie Parker is acting Chairman. Emergency Management also manages the Cities Readiness program for Johnson County which is a program of the Dept of State Health Services. This is a program that will provide medicine to the citizens of Johnson County if and when a pandemic event breaks out or a terrorism biological attack hits our country

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued to include Johnson County until 1 a.m. Sunday.
05/16/2020

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued to include Johnson County until 1 a.m. Sunday.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued to include Johnson County until 4 a.m. We will be monitoring the weather ove...
05/16/2020

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued to include Johnson County until 4 a.m. We will be monitoring the weather over the next several hours and will bring you any updates.

Good morning JoCo!We added 8 yesterday, and 5 were released.Today is our graphics day so those are attached as well.I ho...
05/15/2020

Good morning JoCo!

We added 8 yesterday, and 5 were released.

Today is our graphics day so those are attached as well.

I hope y’all are staying safe and well!

Jamie

Happy Friday, JoCo! Here's a weather update for the rainy weekend. Best chance for strong storms will be overnight, with...
05/15/2020

Happy Friday, JoCo!

Here's a weather update for the rainy weekend. Best chance for strong storms will be overnight, with additional rain chances throughout the weekend. Shouldn't be a washout - but Saturday will be the wettest day with rain chances diminishing into Sunday.

Storm chances will increase late this afternoon, initially across the north. Storms will then move south/southeast through the night. Some thunderstorms could be severe, with damaging winds and large hail the main hazards.

We added three cases yesterday. There will be several tomorrow but they came in too late for our data set today.
05/14/2020

We added three cases yesterday. There will be several tomorrow but they came in too late for our data set today.

Good noonday JoCo,We added 4 cases (2 in Venus, 2 in Johnson County).Many many weeks back DSHS removed 4 addresses from ...
05/13/2020

Good noonday JoCo,

We added 4 cases (2 in Venus, 2 in Johnson County).

Many many weeks back DSHS removed 4 addresses from the list we get from them with no explanation as to why. We asked but did not receive an answer. Out of an abundance of caution, considering it might be a mistake, we left them in our list. It has been over 3 weeks now and those addresses have not been returned to the state list so we are going to remove them now as well (1 Venus, 3 Johnson County).

We understand they are doing the best they can and some mistakes will be made or the data will change with better information.

Jamie

Good morning, Johnson County. Here is an update to the potential for some storms late tonight/early tomorrow morning. Th...
05/13/2020

Good morning, Johnson County. Here is an update to the potential for some storms late tonight/early tomorrow morning. These storms are expected to weaken as they reach I-35W but may include some high winds for some.

A line of storms will move in from the west tonight with a severe weather threat. These storms should weaken in intensity as they reach the I-35 corridor. The main severe weather concern is damaging winds.

Hope y’all are having a great afternoon!We added 3, released 2 in today’s numbers.
05/12/2020

Hope y’all are having a great afternoon!

We added 3, released 2 in today’s numbers.

Not too late to get an appointment today! We actually will shut down at 4p today, not the 6p that’s in the flier
05/12/2020

Not too late to get an appointment today! We actually will shut down at 4p today, not the 6p that’s in the flier

Governor just announced this on a conference call I was on. Thought it would be worth posting.As a result, direction has...
05/11/2020
Governor Abbott Directs TDEM, DSHS, HHSC To Test All Nursing Home Residents, Staff In Texas

Governor just announced this on a conference call I was on. Thought it would be worth posting.

As a result, direction has been issued to @TexasHHSC, @TDEM, & @TexasDSHS to test 100% of residents & staff in nursing homes for #COVID19.

Jamie

https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-directs-tdem-dshs-hhsc-to-test-all-nursing-home-residents-staff-in-texas

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to test 100% of residents and staff in Texas nursing homes. The Governor instructed HHSC, TDEM, and ....

3 new cases from the weekend. Going forward, any death listed as caused by COV19 will also be included as a positive. On...
05/11/2020

3 new cases from the weekend. Going forward, any death listed as caused by COV19 will also be included as a positive. One has historically not been, for a total of 117 positives today.

The state had mistaken the spelling for one address and posted it in Alvarado but was actually in Keene, so each city has had numbers adjusted to reflect the change, so they’re all in green since they changed.

Added multiple recoveries, up to 82.

As a side note, I went to Walmart, Lowe’s and Home Depot in Cleburne this weekend to grab some things. It’s disappointing to see probably less than 20% of folks wearing a mask. Really, I hope folks will consider it doesn’t matter if they feel sick. You can carry it and not know. I hope folks will consider everyone else.

Jamie

UPDATE 2:We are going to move forward and try to have the site. If it were to get too stormy we will shut it down.JamieU...
05/11/2020

UPDATE 2:

We are going to move forward and try to have the site. If it were to get too stormy we will shut it down.

Jamie

UPDATE:

We are talking to NWS and it looks likes stormy weather in the 9-10a time frame then stronger and possibly severe storms at 2-6pm. We may end up canceling this and rescheduling because it’s all outside.

Good amorning JoCo! We are hosting another free state testing site, tomorrow! From 10a-4p we will be at the Shepard’s Valley Cowboy Church in Alvarado! Call to schedule your appointment now!

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! Hope you have a nice, relaxing day.
05/10/2020

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! Hope you have a nice, relaxing day.

‪Home with my sick 10 y/o girl today, but here are our numbers and graphical data we release every Friday.‬Jamie
05/08/2020

‪Home with my sick 10 y/o girl today, but here are our numbers and graphical data we release every Friday.‬

Jamie

Good morning JoCo,We received no new data from the state on Tuesday, but yesterday we received 8 additional cases and 10...
05/07/2020

Good morning JoCo,

We received no new data from the state on Tuesday, but yesterday we received 8 additional cases and 10 releases.

Good afternoon JoCo!We added 5 cases yesterday/weekend. 3 of those are already listed at released so I’m thinking the te...
05/05/2020

Good afternoon JoCo!

We added 5 cases yesterday/weekend. 3 of those are already listed at released so I’m thinking the test was late getting returned or reported.

Good afternoon JoCo-Here are our case numbers. We received no info over the weekend so these are from Friday night. An i...
05/04/2020

Good afternoon JoCo-

Here are our case numbers. We received no info over the weekend so these are from Friday night. An increase of 7 and release of 7.

‪Reminder, we are doing testing today, no Dr. order required, just an appointment that you can get by calling the number...
05/04/2020

‪Reminder, we are doing testing today, no Dr. order required, just an appointment that you can get by calling the number on the flier.‬

Thank you to our friends at Louis Vuitton in Johnson County for your donation of 2,000 cloth masks which we will be dona...
05/01/2020
Johnson County EM on Twitter

Thank you to our friends at Louis Vuitton in Johnson County for your donation of 2,000 cloth masks which we will be donating to various food pantries feeding those in our community!

“A VERY big thank you to our friends at [email protected] in Johnson County who sewed and donated 2,000 cloth masks that we will distribute to the various food pantries that are feeding those in need across JoCo! We are so thankful for a community partner like you, Louis Vuitton!”

Hi JoCo.We have added 8 new positive cases, many of those came from our testing site last Saturday. We also had 1 releas...
05/01/2020

Hi JoCo.

We have added 8 new positive cases, many of those came from our testing site last Saturday. We also had 1 released.

Today we include the additional graphs including the heat map and zip code map to give you better ideas of what distribution looks like across JoCo.

04/30/2020
JoCo Community Radio

Tune in tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. to hear the latest on COVID-19 in Johnson County from EM Director Jamie Moore. We will share the video here so you can see and share it.

LIVE 365 Talk & Music Radio ~ The Voice of Johnson County Texas Watch here on Facebook, Listen Free on The Tunein Radio Network or @ https://jococommunityradio.com

Good afternoon JoCoWe added 1 additional case yesterday and 2 were released.We know people are getting their results fro...
04/30/2020

Good afternoon JoCo

We added 1 additional case yesterday and 2 were released.

We know people are getting their results from the testing site we did last Saturday, and “at least” 5 positives resulted from there but they have not shared any additional data with us yet.

We added 5 additional cases yesterday, one of which unfortunately was a previously reported passing that just made it on...
04/29/2020

We added 5 additional cases yesterday, one of which unfortunately was a previously reported passing that just made it on to the official case count. We also had 5 new releases.

We have been told that results from the testing site we did last weekend will start being pushed out in mass today to those that got tested.

State testing is coming back to Johnson County this next Monday, May 4th. No doctors order is required and the test is f...
04/29/2020

State testing is coming back to Johnson County this next Monday, May 4th.

No doctors order is required and the test is free of charge. You do, however, need an appointment.

Please share this so we can get as many people aware of it as possible!

Jamie

Good morning!We have received several damage and hail reports across the county. If you have photos of either, please se...
04/29/2020
Johnson County EM on Twitter

Good morning!

We have received several damage and hail reports across the county. If you have photos of either, please send them to us here via messenger. Additionally, you can email [email protected].

Please include the general location (cross streets or neighborhood), and estimated time of damage if possible.

Thank you!

“Right across the street from that blown over semi trailer, our county Precinct 1 barns took a good hit of wind. All bay doors are gone both sides. @NWSFortWorth #dfwwx”

A Severe Thunderstorm WARNING has been issued to include Johnson County 2:30 a.m.
04/29/2020

A Severe Thunderstorm WARNING has been issued to include Johnson County 2:30 a.m.

04/29/2020

A Severe Thunderstorm WARNING has been issued to include Johnson County until 1:15 a.m.

This is for a second storm that is entering the northwest portion of the county. This storm has a history of producing hail and high winds.

04/29/2020

A Severe Thunderstorm WARNING has been issued for the southern portion of the county until 1:15 a.m. This will mainly be a high wind threat. Winds in excess of 60-70mph may be possible.

04/29/2020

A Severe Thunderstorm WARNING has been issued to include Johnson County until 12:30 a.m. Primary threats include high winds and hail.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued to include Johnson County until 4 a.m.
04/29/2020

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued to include Johnson County until 4 a.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 4 AM Wednesday as a line of storms moves from northwest to southeast tonight. The main threats are damaging wind gusts up to 80 mph and large hail. The tornado threat is low, but a quick spin-up cannot be completely ruled out. Be sure to have a way to receive weather warnings tonight!

Good afternoon! Here's a graphic from the National Weather Service's Fort Worth Office on some ways you can prepare for ...
04/28/2020

Good afternoon!

Here's a graphic from the National Weather Service's Fort Worth Office on some ways you can prepare for the forecasted severe weather overnight.

Make sure you have a way to receive updates!

A line of storms is expected to move across the region tonight. What should you be thinking about now? What should/could you be doing to prepare? Here are some tips to help you prepare for the overnight strong/severe storms.

Good Morning JoCoWe are sad to hear of our 4th CoV related death, located in the City of Burleson. Our sincere condolenc...
04/28/2020

Good Morning JoCo

We are sad to hear of our 4th CoV related death, located in the City of Burleson. Our sincere condolences to their family.

We added 3 cases last night.

04/28/2020
NWS Fort Worth on Twitter

Good morning JoCo!

Not much has changed in the forecast for tonight's severe weather potential. The main threat will be damaging winds, but other modes of severe weather can't be ruled out. This line will come in ahead of a cold front.

It would be a good idea to secure lawn furniture, trampolines, or other things that might easily be damaged/picked up outdoors by high wind.

“Here's a look at tonight's expected storm timing. Damaging winds will be the main threat with tonight's storms. #txwx #dfwwx #ctxwx https://t.co/MsZefPYqcs”

04/27/2020
gov.texas.gov

Click the below link for the latest information on Reopening Texas, following Gov. Abbott's press conference this afternoon.

https://gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/organization/opentexas/OpenTexas-Report.pdf

Good afternoon JoCo.We are very sad to have learned of the death of an Alvarado citizen, an 80 year old gentleman. Our h...
04/27/2020

Good afternoon JoCo.

We are very sad to have learned of the death of an Alvarado citizen, an 80 year old gentleman. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family.

Here are the case counts post weekend. I hope y’all are well!

Jamie

Address

810 E Kilpatrick St
Cleburne, TX
76031-1900

General information

Emergency response during severe weather, natural disasters, acts of terrorism and possible exposure to hazardous materials is coordinated through Johnson County Emergency Management. During a disaster, please stay tuned to local radio or television stations for up to date information regarding appropriate safety measures.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(817) 556-6346

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The Texas Department of Health and Human Services Covid 19 Data Dashboard is reporting 62 active cases in Johnson County.
Grab your morning beverage and join us LIVE here https://www.facebook.com/JoCoCommunityRadio/ tomorrow @ 8 am CST for It's a Good Morning with special guest, Johnson County, TX Emergency Management Director, Jamie Moore! Jamie will be giving us a firsthand COVID-19 update and will answer frequently asked questions. Then, we will be joined in studio by Jennifer Ojala Woods, Director of Burleson Harvest House to chat about North Texas Giving Day. #JoCocovidupdate
Where can you get tested for the CV in Burleson or Cleburne? Searched online and couldn't find anything. Thx.
When will Johnson County begin reporting #tested / #negative / # positive / # pending ?
We are watching LIVE coverage from the City of Burleson, Tarrant County, Dallas County and so much more but I have yet to see anything that provides guidance for those of us that live in Johnson County. What Mayor Shetter says doesn't affect us, nor do any of the other statements. Granted, common sense should be put in to place and we are doing that...but sad to say, not everyone has common sense and testing for counties like Johnson are basically non-existant. So do we wait til it gets out of hand before someone addresses Johnson County. And maybe something is out there and I just haven't found it. If so, please point me in the right directions:)
Just saw careflight take off from 917 607 area. Any info?
any word on whats going on in Keene off FM 2280 near Fm 917 lots of police fire and ambulances and careflight helo
As someone who isn’t from Johnson County can someone explain why the current burn ban affects private outdoor grilling? I was told by Tom Foster who is the Executive Director of the Johnson County EMS “Outdoor grilling is allowed if receptacle adequate to contain all such flames and/or sparks is used.“ Apparently without a lid no grilling can be done in the entire county!
Any road closures that we know of due to flooding?
Just Reminding: Spring Storm season, these folks will keep you updated...
Thank you for everything you all do!
Does anyone know if the Mustang Creek south of Rio Vista is under water?