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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Community invited to panel discussion about Netflix show, bullying, suicide prevention

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The Douglas County Suicide Prevention Coalition is hosting a panel discussion, “Mental Wellness in the News,” in Eudora and Lawrence in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month. A panel of local experts, who work in the mental he...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Volunteers needed for Loop bike/ped count

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Volunteers are needed to manually count bicycles/pedestrians and conduct intercept surveys at several locations along the Lawrence Loop. Data collected on bicycling and walking will assist the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department in its Lawrence Loop...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Health Department director, planner selected for national initiative

Emerging Leaders

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department Director Dan Partridge and Community Health Planner Charlie Bryan are among 40 public health leaders selected for The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health initiative.

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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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