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    Photo gallery highlights health advancements in Douglas County

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and LiveWell Lawrence are displaying a photo gallery highlighting recent health advancements in Douglas County through Aug. 31 at Lawrence Public Library. Read on...
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    Health Department offers back-to-school immunizations on walk-in basis

    It's time to make sure your children on up to date on their vaccines. Preteens need three vaccinations at the ages of 11 or 12 and a yearly flu shot. Read on...
  3. Heartland

    Health Department, Heartland knocking down barriers to services

    Heartland Community Health Center offers primary care services in the Health Department's clinic. The goal is to make it easier for people to access such care. Read on...
  4. ProjectLIVELY

    New partnership results in fewer Fire Medical calls, better outcomes

    Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical teamed up with the Health Department's Project LIVELY program to provide better health outcomes for residents who call 911 frequently. Read on...
  5. HealthyDads

    Father finds support, resources through Healthy Dads program

    The Healthy Dads program provides one-on-one and group support for fathers, so they can build positive, lasting relationships with their children. The program also provides education through a seven-week class, "Quenching the Father Thirst." Read on...
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    Lawrence students having a BLAST with bicycle training

    Lawrence Public Schools is offering a Bicycle Lesson and Safety Training (BLAST) program to all fourth- and fifth-grade students as part of its physical education curriculum. Read on...
  7. Emerging Leaders

    Health Department director, planner selected for national initiative

    Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department Director Dan Partridge and Community Health Planner Charlie Bryan are among 40 public health leaders selected for The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health initiative. Read on...
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