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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Health order expires, LDCPH provides strong recommendations on when to mask in public

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As Douglas County's local public health order expired May 26, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health offers new guidance, including strongly recommending people still wear masks in public when indoors or outdoors and unable to social distancing, e...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

LDCPH Staffer Serves at Vaccination Clinics to Honor Her Grandfather

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May is Mental Health Month. COVID-19 has not only threatened people’s physical health but their mental health. 

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Elena Theresa was featured in a weekend article about managing stress during the pandemic and ho...

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Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health
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: May 12, 2021

Several options in Douglas County community for ages 12+ vaccine appointments

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LAWRENCE – Anyone 12 and older can now make COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the vaccination site at the Community Health Facility or any other sites around the community, after federal public health officials in May authorized expa...

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Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Douglas County rises in health rankings to 7th in Health Outcomes, 2nd in Health Factors in Kansas

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LAWRENCE – Douglas County improved to the top 10 in Kansas in Health Factors and Health Outcomes, according to the County Health Rankings report released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Heal...

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Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health
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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