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Posted on: November 21, 2023

LAWRENCE-DOUGLAS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH TO BEGIN OFFERING WIC SERVICES ON LOCATION IN EUDORA

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kansas (October, 2023) – Starting November 1st, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is embarking on an expanded partnership with Eudora Unified School District (USD 491) to provide WIC services on location at 1310 Winc...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Kansas Supreme Court OKs local Tobacco 21 policies

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The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled that local governments could institute ordinances that ban the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under 21, known as Tobacco 21 legislation.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Douglas County, Health Department offering new online resource for wellness, mental health

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Douglas County and eight community agencies now offer residents a new online resource for wellness and mental health. Livongo for Behavioral Health by myStrength, an innovative leader in digital behavioral health care, provides digital self-care resources...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Community Forum Focuses on Vaping Among Youth

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Electronic cigarettes, otherwise known as e-cigarettes or vapes, have become extremely popular among young people in recent years. The National Youth Tobacco Survey showed an alarming 78% increase in vaping from just 11% in 2017 to 20.8% in 2018.

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