Posted on: March 9, 2017

State health department urges Kansans to take precautions against mumps

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As of March 4, 56 mumps cases have been reported in Kansas across multiple counties. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and affected local health departments are working closely together to identify cases and implement appropriate isol...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Public invited to Health Champion breakfast April 7

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The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will recognize Evan Jorn and Adam and Rachel Rolf as the 2017 Douglas County Health Champions during a community breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. April 7 at the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine St. Th...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Health Department launches new program to help strengthen fathers

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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...