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A KU Health System physician says a study affirmed public health interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic decreased respiratory-related hospitalizations, ICU admissions and deaths among medically fragile children.
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Students and families across Douglas County are encouraged to strap on helmets and ride their bicycles to school together Wednesday, May 5, on National Bike to School Day.
Those who are at least two weeks past receiving their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine can safely be unmasked at small outdoor gatherings and while dining outdoors with friends from multiple households, according to the new guidance.
A virtual panel Thursday evening will discuss mental health, weathering and economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic for BIPOC individuals.
Sixty-two Kansas counties rejected their weekly allocations of COVID-19 vaccines from the state this week, even though only roughly 34% of Kansans have received at least one shot.
The Douglas County Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve an update to the public health order in response to COVID-19.
A wide range of medical and mental health care weathered the forced exodus from bricks and mortar to the online realm during the pandemic. Many patients appreciated the convenience. Many doctors found it effective.
The future of Douglas County’s COVID-19 public health restrictions will be put to a vote […]
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.
Starting next week, Douglas County Unified Command will offer an additional late-afternoon COVID-19 vaccination clinic, […]
Seeking to build upon a two-year grant it received from the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
For the first time since COVID-19 vaccines became available, Douglas County has seen its supply […]
It will take a bit longer for those in Douglas County to get shots in their arms.
A new case of the B.1.1.7 variant that causes COVID-19 was identified in Douglas County.
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.
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.