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    Health Department offering flu shots in area communities in October

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will offer flu shots in Douglas County communities in October. Read on...
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    Enrollment open for family-based sexuality education course

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is accepting enrollment for a co-ed family-based sexuality education course called “Kids Need to Know.” Read on...
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    WIC families encouraged to participate in Sept. 29 'Kickin' It' event

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department’s annual “Kickin’ It With WIC” event will be from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the back parking lot of the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine St. Read on...
  4. KBI warns rapidly emerging drug poses dangerous risk for Kansans

    The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is warning the public of a rapidly emerging drug threat that is believed to have contributed to a number of accidental drug overdose deaths in Kansas within the past month. Read on...
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    Health Champions Linda Cottin, Marilyn Hull touch thousands of lives

    This year’s Douglas County Health Champions Linda Cottin and Marilyn Hull have several things in common. They enjoy helping people in need, they are passionate about improving the health of the community, and their passion stems from personal experiences. Read on...
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