Douglas County Coronavirus Resource Hub - Maps, Response, & FAQs

  1. Reopen Kansas Plan
  2. Kansas Stay at Home Order
  3. Douglas County Stay at Home Order

On April 30, 2020, Governor Laura Kelly announced a three (3) phase plan to reopen Kansas using milestones instead of specific dates. 

From the Governor’s website

"Progress will be measured by monitoring our testing rates, COVID-19 hospitalizations, ability to contact trace, and availability of personal protective equipment.

Here’s what you can do to help reach reopening milestones:

  • Follow your county’s restrictions. Not all counties may choose to open at the same time.
  • Stay home if you’re sick.
  • Wear masks in public settings.
  • Maximize physical distance (6 feet or more) in public settings.
  • Avoid socializing with large groups.
  • High-risk individuals should only leave the house for essential needs.
  • Minimize nonessential travel.
  • Check in (via phone/letter/text/email) with friends and family who are isolated.
  • Wash your hands frequently."

Find the details of the plan here:

Baldwin City Cancellations and Suspensions due to COVID-19

Click each header to go to the individual websites.


  • VIN inspections and fingerprinting services are suspended.
  • BCPD is requesting individuals call instead of walking in if possible - 785-594-3850.
  • Other police services will continue as normal.


  • The station is not open to the public, but all fire services will continue as normal.


  • Municipal Court is temporarily suspended through May. More information about municipal court is available here.


  • Regular City Council, Planning Commission meetings, and all Committee Meetings are currently proceeding in a virtual format.

public spacesCity Hall & public Works Offices

  • City Hall and Public Works offices are closed to walk in visitors until further notice.
  • Bills can be paid online, through the mail, over the phone, or via the dropbox at City Hall.
  • Utility disconnects have been suspended until further notice.
  • City Council approved a Utility Deferment Program that is available now. Click for more information.
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