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    Health Department urges residents to get tested for HIV

    In conjunction with World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department encourages residents to get educated about the disease and to get tested. Read on...
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    Healthy Families Douglas County receives national accreditation

    Healthy Families Douglas County, an intensive parent support program offered through the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, has received national accreditation through Healthy Families America. Read on...
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    FuelGood brand to help consumers identify healthy food options

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and LiveWell Lawrence launched the FuelGood brand Oct. 1 to help Douglas County residents identify healthy food and beverage options in public spaces such as concession stands and vending machines. Read on...
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    Health Department recommends vaccination to protect against flu

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older should get a yearly flu vaccine. Getting the vaccination is the most effective way to avoid getting the flu, a contagious respiratory illness. Read on...
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