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  1. Flushot

    Health Department recommends vaccination to prevent flu

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

    New tobacco cessation resources available for Kansans with behavioral health conditions

    The Kansas Tobacco Quitline is offering new resources to Kansans with behavioral health conditions. Read on...
  3. Dad

    Program provides support, education for fathers in Douglas County Jail

    Healthy Dads program provides support and education for fathers so they can build positive, lasting relationships with their children. Read on...
  4. bat

    Health Department urges residents to be aware of bats

    If residents see a bat — dead or alive — inside a home or an apartment, it is important to contact the Health Department for medical guidance. The most common way for people to get rabies is through contact with a bat. Read on...
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