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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Joey Hentzler to serve as LiveWell chair-elect

Joey Hentzler

LiveWell Douglas County’s leadership team is excited to announce that Joey Hentzler has agreed to serve as Chair-Elect for the coalition.

Hentzler, a Lawrence resident, is director of advocacy at Kansas Appleseed, a statewide nonprofit advocacy g...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

LiveWell leaders honor Culture of Health Action Award winners

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Leadership with LiveWell Douglas County and community supporters gathered on Nov. 15 for the Annual Celebration Breakfast at the Lied Center Pavilion to celebrate achievements and progress in the past year with all of our community partners. 

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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.

“It’s really exciting be...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

LiveWell leaders share intent to hire executive director to continue accelerating growth

Community Exercise

LiveWell Douglas County leaders on Thursday announced ambitious plans to accelerate the coalition's growth including efforts to establish partnerships with community organizations to support hiring its first executive director.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

View Key Health Data in Douglas County

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The 2018-2023 Douglas County Community Health Plan sits on a foundation that is committed to create health equity for everyone in Douglas County. 

As the steward of this plan with community partners, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department a...

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