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  1. QuitTobacco

    New tobacco cessation resources available for Kansans with behavioral health conditions

    The Kansas Tobacco Quitline is offering new resources to Kansans with behavioral health conditions. Read on...
  2. FuelUpforSummer

    Summer program provides free meals to children

    The Summer Food Program provides FREE meals to all children between the ages of 1 and 18. These meals provide essential nutrients for active, growing kids. Read on...
  3. Buspass

    Lawrence Transit selling student summer bus pass

    The K-12 Student Summer Bus Pass is now on sale. Students can access unlimited rides on any Lawrence Transit bus from May 1 until Aug. 31 for only $10. Read on...
  4. Drinkwater

    Tips to avoid illnesses during summer activities

    Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities. However, families need to be mindful of the potential dangers that come along with hot, humid temperatures: illnesses related to ticks, mosquitoes, heat and swimming. Read on...
  5. Dad

    Program provides support, education for fathers in Douglas County Jail

    Healthy Dads program provides support and education for fathers so they can build positive, lasting relationships with their children. Read on...
  6. 2018KayKentAward

    Analyst Vince Romero receives Kay Kent Award

    Analyst Vince Romero is the recipient of the 2018 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award! He was nominated and selected by his peers for the award. Read on...
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    Swimmers urged to help prevent illnesses at pools, water parks

    Many families will be visiting swimming pools and water parks for recreation, fun and to simply cool off during the summer. While these are great places to be active, they’re also places where germs can be spread. Read on...
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