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Posted on: July 27, 2021

2021 candidates respond to public health policy questionnaire created by LiveWell Douglas County

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Lawrence  — Ahead of the 2021 elections, LiveWell Douglas County engaged candidates who are running for city and school board positions with a questionnaire. Candidates responded to questions concerning food insecurity, physical activit...

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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

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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