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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Vaccination is key to helping prevent serious diseases


Back-to-school season is here. It’s time for parents to gather school supplies and get sports physicals. It’s also time to make sure children are up to date on their vaccines.

To celebrate the importance of immunizations for people of a...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Douglas County drops in health rankings to No. 23 in Kansas


Douglas County fell 16 spots to No. 23 in Kansas, according to the County Health Rankings report released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. It’s the first time that D...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Health Department to recognize Melissa Hoffman, Aimee Polson as health champions


The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will recognize Melissa Hoffman and Aimee Polson, both of Lawrence, as the 2018 Douglas County Health Champions during a community breakfast 7:30-8:30 a.m. April 6 at the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine St...

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