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    WIC program earns national recognition

    For the first time, the USDA recognized exemplary local agencies with the WIC Loving Support Awards of Excellence. Out of 1,900 WIC agencies nationwide, 55 qualified for the award including the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department’s WIC program. Read on...
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    Health Department urges residents to be aware of bats

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department has received an increased number of calls regarding bats this summer. If residents see a bat — dead or alive — inside a home or an apartment, it is important to contact the Health Department at 785-843-0721. Read on...
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    Lawrence earns Community Supporting Breastfeeding designation

    Lawrence is the first community in Kansas to receive the Community Supporting Breastfeeding designation from the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition. The designation recognizes communities that provide breastfeeding support across multiple sectors. Read on...
  4. Tobacco Retail Assessment

    Tobacco Retail Assessment

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is conducting the first assessment of tobacco and e-cigarette retail environments in Douglas County. Read on...
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