FAQs & Answers

What is the Mission of the Health Department?
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department works to:
  • Assess health problems and promote wellness by fostering community health initiatives.
  • Collaborate with community partners to protect health and control the costs associated with health problems.
  • Identify urgent and everyday health problems by tracking the health of the community to health trends early.
  • Safeguard community health and safety through swift response to illness outbreaks.
Are Your Services Confidential?
Maintaining client privacy and the confidentiality of your health information is very important to us. For more information, please review the following documents: