Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health has announced dates and times for 15 upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children ages 6 months to 4 years old.
A non-judgment, inclusive period pantry founded by Lawrence teens has gone mobile as organizers gear up for a fundraiser they hope will fill their new tricycle’s basket.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health wants to know what health issues are important to the community and how well those issues are addressed in Douglas County.
As the pandemic has dragged on for more than two years, so have the numbers — all representing lives touched by COVID-19.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health and others are changing how and when some of those numbers are reported. Here’s what to expect.
Douglas County is back up to 326 active cases of COVID-19, with 159 new cases reported in the past two days, according to the latest statistics from Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
Douglas County’s new health officer, Dr. Jennifer Schrimsher, made her appointment official Wednesday afternoon, as new COVID-19 cases are dropping but still at levels where spread is a concern.
Dr. Thomas Marcellino, who has served as Douglas County health officer since before the COVID-19 pandemic, has submitted his resignation.
The 14-day moving average of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Douglas County has reached a new high, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health statistics showed Monday.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health has received 210 reports of new COVID-19 cases since Monday, according to the department’s Wednesday update, bringing the total of known active cases to 908.
Officials with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health now consider Douglas County to be “stable” in the green indicator phase of community transmission of COVID-19.