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Lawrence AmeriCorps member speaks out for equality

Thanks for sharing your story, Alisha, and helping others! I am so glad I get to work with you at the Health Department! I agree with Jenn — You're a true inspiration!

January 18, 2015 at 3:47 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

New sexuality education standards implemented throughout Lawrence public schools this year

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department still provides family-based sex education classes. In fact, we are accepting enrollment for the fall sessions, which start in October. Information about the classes can be found here: http://ldchealth.org/our-services/fam...

August 18, 2014 at 12:07 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Health Champion: Older runner has inspired many in the Lawrence community to be more active

Congrats, Ellen! Thank you for all you do for this community! You are a true Health Champion and such an inspiration! :)

April 10, 2014 at 5:21 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Parks and Recreation plans healthier foods at city-owned concession stands

Kudos to Parks and Rec for making these changes! Eating healthy is important to me and I seek out restaurants and venues that offer such choices! Thanks for making a difference in the health of this community!

September 13, 2013 at 8:52 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Dog being cared for at Humane Society after owner's body recovered from Kansas River

Sad to hear this news. I had the privilege of meeting Dwight and his dog while spending a day at the Salvation Army. I did a series of stories and this was one of them: http://wellcommons.com/groups/nosuran...
Dwight was kind enough to share his story.

July 18, 2013 at 3:46 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Residents find 'common ground' in city gardening program

Awesome program. Kudos to everyone who participates. Special thanks to Eileen Horn for helping to establish its roots!

June 25, 2013 at 12:29 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence social worker helps patients live their own lives

Thanks Felicia Shockey for all you do in the community and for elderly residents! The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department appreciates your work and the Project LIVELY care managers are thrilled to receive a donation for the program on your behalf!

May 15, 2013 at 9:40 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Live blog: Monday night's public forum on closure of Lawrence SRS office

I had trouble getting Internet service at times, so I apologize for the gaps especially at the end of the forum. Rep. Paul Davis ended the forum by encouraging everyone to contact the governor's office. He said that Lawrence legislators and leaders will continue to fight to keep the SRS office open.

July 11, 2011 at 9:31 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Live blog: Monday night's public forum on closure of Lawrence SRS office

Sorry about that. She questioned the decision to spend so much money on transportation and building more highways instead of SRS services.

July 11, 2011 at 9:27 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Health care reform draws praise from area providers

The Medicaid reimbursement rate isn't just a concern for Dr. Bruner, but to Gene Meyer, Nikki King, Sandy Praeger and Corrie Edwards. Many of these interviewees said the same thing, so I didn't repeat what had already been said. I also tried to interview people who worked in all levels of our health system. When I called, I had no idea whether they would be happy with the legislation or not. All of them said it was a "step in the right direction" and none of them are happy with the bill as is. I also interviewed Dr. Goering and his interview can be found on WellCommons at http://wellcommons.com/groups/nosuran....

March 23, 2010 at 11:03 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

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