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    Health Department offers 'Freedom From Smoking' program for parents

    The Health Department is offering a “Freedom From Smoking” program for parents who smoke and want to quit, and it offers an $85 incentive for those who complete it. The program is being held in conjunction with the Great American Smokeout. Read on...
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    Health Issues Survey to help develop priorities in Douglas County

    Douglas County leaders are taking a comprehensive look at the health of our community through a process called the community health assessment, which includes compiling health data, convening focus groups and distributing a Health Issues Survey. Read on...
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    Health Department recommends vaccination to prevent 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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    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. Read on...
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