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.
The Indigenous Community Center (ICC), a local nonprofit focused on healing and connection for our Native community, is hosting an Indigenous Day Art Show this Saturday alongside educational opportunities to promote intercultural understanding.
Douglas County has hit a grim milestone of 100 deaths from COVID-19, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health’s Monday update.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health has announced that it will soon offer a drive-thru clinic at LMH Health for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for those who qualify.
Doulas help birthing individuals bring new life into the world. They’re also working to save lives here in Douglas County, where Black infants are twice as likely to be born prematurely or at low birth weight than white babies.
Until Friday, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health had not confirmed any reports of vaccinated Douglas County residents being hospitalized with COVID-19.
A new tool from Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health officials hopes to offer simple guidance to community members and help people understand current levels of COVID-19 transmission.
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