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Kansas law singling out abortion clinics contested at high court
An attorney for the Center for Reproductive Rights says a 2011 state law that targets abortion clinics with a “regulatory scheme” was an unjustified attempt to restrict access to a fundamental right.
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Proposed new Douglas County health order would let businesses opt out of occupancy restrictions
The future of Douglas County’s COVID-19 public health restrictions will be put to a vote […]
BIPOC single-dose COVID-19 vaccine clinic set for Saturday
A single-dose COVID-19 vaccine clinic is set for Saturday for adults who identify as BIPOC. Habrá traductores en la clínica para las personas que hablan español.
Douglas County to change up schedule, offer additional late-afternoon COVID-19 vaccination clinics
Starting next week, Douglas County Unified Command will offer an additional late-afternoon COVID-19 vaccination clinic, […]
Douglas County using gleaning partnerships to expand food recovery services from area farm fields
Seeking to build upon a two-year grant it received from the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
Douglas County estimates 1,900 COVID-19 vaccine appointment openings for Wednesday clinic
For the first time since COVID-19 vaccines became available, Douglas County has seen its supply […]
Douglas County will continue prioritizing those in Phase 3 and 4 of COVID-19 vaccine rollout
It will take a bit longer for those in Douglas County to get shots in their arms.
COVID-19 variant found in Douglas County, health officials say
A new case of the B.1.1.7 variant that causes COVID-19 was identified in Douglas County.
Lawrence and Douglas County: Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered
As vaccination information in Douglas County continues to develop and change, The Lawrence Times will keep the community updated here — in what we hope can be a singular source of all pertinent information.
Times Twitter poll: Most respondents still want to stay home as COVID-19 restrictions loosen
Just for fun, the Times polled Twitter followers Tuesday following the announcement from the county that, effective today, restrictions related to COVID-19 would be loosened a bit.
Norman says Kansas won’t ‘over liberalize’ by rolling back COVID-19 restrictions
Originally published by Kansas Reflector on March 9, 2021: TOPEKA — After 412 days of […]
Douglas County expands gathering limit to 50, removes operating hour restrictions on restaurants and bars
Starting Wednesday, bars and restaurants in Douglas County will no longer be subject to restricted […]
CDC: It’s OK for vaccinated grandparents to visit family if no risk for severe disease
Originally published in Kansas Reflector on March 8, 2021: WASHINGTON — People who are fully […]
New estimate shows 126K more Kansans would enroll in Medicaid if expanded, but strong opposition remains
Originally published by Kansas Reflector on March 7, 2021: TOPEKA — New estimates of how […]
Some COVID-19 tests come with ‘criminal’ prices, experts say, so get tested for free instead
Originally published by the Kansas News Service on March 1, 2021 A year into the […]