COVID-19 and Blue Springs

UDATED Jackson County Health ORder -- Effective February 26, 2021

2.26.21 County Health Order graphicThe new order takes effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, February 26 and does not apply in the cities of Kansas City, Missouri, or Independence, Missouri. Under the new order:

  • Restaurants, bars, and taverns can resume normal operating hours to serve food and alcohol. Indoor and outdoor seating at tables remains limited to no more than 10 people.
  • Gatherings under 50 people are no longer required to submit a Gathering Protocol.
  • Any gathering exceeding 50 people must submit a Gathering Protocol at least seven (7) business days in advance of the event. The Gathering Protocol must be approved by Jackson County and easily accessible to all attendees.

 Gatherings include, but are not limited to, non-essential business activities such as weddings, funerals, lectures, meetings, parades, fairs, festivals, sporting events, and performances. Jackson County’s mask mandate and 50 percent capacity limit for all businesses that are frequented by the public remain in effect.

 Jackson County residents and businesses can learn more by visiting the health department online at, by phone at (816) 404-6415, or via email at