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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Board of Health declares racism a public health crisis

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The Lawrence-Douglas County Board of Health in July 2020 declared racism a public health crisis and directed Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health to work with the steering committee for the Community Health Plan to add a fifth issue area in the plan focu...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Vaccine Q&A - Dan Partridge

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Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health Director Dan Partridge on Jan. 15 answered these questions about COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Douglas County, as the county continues to vaccinate health care workers in Phase 1 under the state's vaccinat...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

LDCPH Offices, Clinic Closed Monday, Jan. 18, for MLK Day

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Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health's Clinic and Offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Our next full COVID-19 data update will also be Tuesday, Jan. 19. 

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

LDCPH Director thanks Douglas County community for their efforts during pandemic

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If the Kansas COVID-19 experience was like Douglas County’s - what would that mean? That is a question Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health Director examined earlier this week as 2020 winds down with Kansas communities experiencing the pandemic...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Douglas County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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COVID-19 Vaccine update - Jan. 8, 2021

Douglas County COVID-19 Vaccine Information

When will I be able to get vaccinated?

If you qualify as someone in Phase 1, the KDHE right now expects vaccinations for that priority group will take through January to compl...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Douglas County unveils new COVID-19 epidemiological dashboard

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LAWRENCE – Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health and Unified Command partners on Friday unveiled a new epidemiological dashboard to share comprehensive data with the community about the COVID-19 response.

The dashboard will be updated on weekdays...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Charlie Bryan and Dee Vernberg celebrate work anniversaries at LDCPH

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Business Systems Analyst Charlie Bryan is celebrating his 10 year anniversary here at LDCPH. Charlie joined LDCPH after the birth of his first baby, and has enjoyed having opportunities to grow both personally and professionally. One of his favorite memor...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

2020 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award

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Just before he announced the surprise recipient of the 2020 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award, Director Dan Partridge admitted several potential clues earlier in the day likely gave away the news. 

 

Due to the COVID-19 pa...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

We've Changed Our Name

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Our promise to the community illustrates so much more than can be confined into four walls of a building.

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

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