Posted on: May 11, 2017

Health Department to provide lunch-and-learn event May 25 about Zika virus


The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will offer a lunch-and-learn event, “Zika & You: What You Need to Know to Fight the Bite,” from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 25 in the Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vermont St. Th...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Report ranks Douglas County as seventh healthiest in Kansas


Douglas County moved up one spot to the seventh healthiest county in Kansas, according to the County Health Rankings report released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. When it comes to ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Health Department launches new program to help strengthen fathers


The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is launching a new Healthy Dads Healthy Families program to help fathers who want to connect and provide for their children.

Children without a father figure in their lives experience a range of social prob...Read on...