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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Health Department offering family-based sex-ed class for fifth, sixth graders

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The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is accepting enrollment for a co-ed family-based sexuality education course called “Kids Need to Know.”

The course assists parents of children in fifth and sixth grades in their efforts to be the pr...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Douglas County radon levels high; home testing recommended

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The Health Department recommends getting your home tested for radon in conjunction with National Radon Action Month.

You can't smell, taste or see radon, but it can cause health problems. Radon is estimated to be the second leading cause of lung c...

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Posted on: May 14, 2015

Hairstylist raves about Family Planning staff, services

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For the past 10 years, Lawrence hairstylist Joelle Zbacnik has used the Health Department’s Family Planning services. “Everyone is really nice from the receptionists to the nurses. I’ve never felt uncomfortable or like I’m being lectured. I wouldn’t have ...Read on...

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