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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Health Department receives national award for breastfeeding support to WIC families

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Lawrence – The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is one of only 16 agencies across the country to receive the Gold Premiere Award of Excellence for its breastfeeding support to WIC families.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

SCRIPT program to help pregnant mothers quit smoking

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Lawrence, Kansas – Smoking during pregnancy can cause several complications for the health of both the mother and child. However, a new evidence-based program will help Douglas County expectant mothers quit smoking and offer healthier futures for them and...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Partnership to provide free health app to Douglas County residents

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LAWRENCE — Douglas County, in partnership with the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and Kansas Department of Health and Environment, will provide for free the MyStrength app to Douglas County residents.

MyStrength offers individuals supp...

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