COVID-19 Information

This page contains official information that pertains to COVID-19.


State of Kansas official COVID-19 webpage

Public Hearing Notice

Economic Development Applications


The County of Montgomery County is posting this notice for the purpose of considering an application to be submitted to county funds under the our CDBG-CV Micro-business Grant and the Regular business Grant for the effects of COVID-19 on local businesses. The funds will be available for job retention and inventory of maximum $25,000 per job for micro-businesses. And $35,000 per job retained for the regular business grant applicants.  The funds will be used to purchase inventory in order to reopen and will create or retain at least 1 job.  The estimated fund available will be $200,000 for the Grant Assistance to Business Entities and $300,000 for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Meal Programs.  Oral and written comments will be recorded and become a part of Montgomery County CDBG Citizen Participation Plan.


The Public Hearing will be available via a zoom link which may be found at The link is active 15 minutes before the meeting will start on


May 20, 2020 at 9:15am in the Montgomery County Judicial Center basement, located at 300 E. Main Street, Independence, KS 67301.



Reasonable accommodations will be made available to persons with disabilities.  Requests should be submitted to Charlotte Scott Schmidt by May 15, 2020


PRESS RELEASE – July 2, 2020

Information Pertaining to the Governor’s order and facemasks

PRESS RELEASE – May 5, 2020

Information Pertaining to County Office closure and contact information

PRESS RELEASE – May 5, 2020

Montgomery County Auto tag and Treasurer’s Office Press Release and Notice

PRESS RELEASE – May 4, 2020

Montgomery County Offical adopted reopening plan

PRESS RELEASE – March 24, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 Virus the Homestead filing deadline has been extended to October 15, 2020. With this extended time, the Montgomery County Clerk’s staff will not be assisting the public with filing their homesteads until the Courthouse has reopened to the public.

If you have any questions please call the County Clerk’s Office at (620)-330-1200 between 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Staff will be available to answer any questions.

COVID-19 Daily State Statistics Update

Montgomery County Health Department COVID-19 Statistics

State-wide Stay at Home Order Issued by Kansas State Governor’s Office

Click here to view the official order

Governor’s Executive Order Pertaining to Unemployment Insurance

Click Here to view the official order

Click Here to view the Department of Labor Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer paid leave requirements

Governor’s Church Service Guidance

Click Here to view the church service guidance issued by the Governor’s office

Clarification Statements Pertaining to Governor’s Stay At Home Executive Order

Statement 1

Statement 2

DCF News Release Pertaining To Food Assitance

Click Here to view the DCF news release pertaining to food assistance work requirements.

CRMC Press Release – March 30, 2020

Click here for the press release issued by Coffeyville Regional Medical Center on March 30, 2020

More information pertaining to the “Essential Businesses” list may be found by clicking here

Church Conference Exposure Statement

Evergy Coronavirus Customer Programs

National Guard Update

Useful COVID-19 Links

Labette Health Homepage

CRMC Homepage