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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Partnership to provide free health app to Douglas County residents

Phone app-myStrength

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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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Tips to avoid cold weather-related illnesses


Lawrence, KS – With current below-freezing temperatures and cold wind-chills, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department encourages residents to be cautious when outside.

Director of Clinic Services Linda Craig, a registered nurse, said prolon...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Health Department offers flu shots on walk-in basis during clinic hours


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.

Depending on the severity of ...

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