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  • Be Active Safe Routes - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 249 views
    "Be Active Safe Routes" is a movement to create safe and accessible neighborhoods for everyone in Douglas County, KS. One component of the movement is the Safe Routes to School program, which now i...
  • 071717 Kim Ens - Douglas County Health Department - Duration: 6 minutes, 38 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 99 views
    Kim Ens discusses DCHD's efforts toward reducing stroke and heart attack through prevention programs and treatments. DCHD recently won a national healthcare award for this program.
  • Lawrence Farm to School Program - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 233 views
    Farm to School provides a fun, interactive way for students to learn the "science" behind food and to encourage lifelong, healthy eating habits.
  • Bike Parade - Duration: 39 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 160 views
    We had a bike parade in Lawrence's Earth Day parade! #BeActive #SafeRoutes
  • 2017 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award nominees - Duration: 3 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 129 views
    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department celebrated its staff during the annual Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award luncheon, which is part of National Public Health Week. It al...
  • Test for Radon - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    • 169 views
    Environmental Health Specialist Andrew Stull recommends putting "Test for Radon" on your 2017 to-do list! Here's his story.
  • Safe Routes to School - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 931 views
    There are many benefits to walking and biking to school. It's fun, it's quality time spent with friends and family, it gives you energy and you can explore the neighborhood.
  • Tobacco-free parks - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 259 views
    Tobacco-free parks help model positive behavior for youth. Nine out of 10 people start smoking before the age of 18, and 99 percent by the age of 26. It is critical to prevent tobacco use initiatio...
  • Stepping It Up: Kids Say Walking to School is Healthy, Fun, and Good for the Environment - Duration: 4 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 10,837 views
    Watch and learn about how elementary school students feel about their walk to school and why they are encouraging their peers to try it.

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  • Knock Tobacco Out Of The Park - Duration: 3 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,276 views
    Momentum is building to knock chewing tobacco out of baseball parks nationwide. It is time to take tobacco out of baseball for good – to set the right example for America’s kids and protect the hea...
  • Healthy Families Home Visitation Completion video - Duration: 2 minutes, 32 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 810 views
    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department's Healthy Families program used three strategies to improve its home visitation completion rate. In two years, the rate increased from 60 percent to 85...
  • Bike to School Day 2016 - Duration: 32 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 338 views
    Bike to School Day is May 4, 2016! Benefits include quality time with family and neighbors, reducing traffic congestion and pollution, and forming healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
  • 2016 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award - Duration: 3 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 188 views
    It's a significant honor to be nominated for the Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award! Here's a little about each of this year's outstanding 2016 nominees: Cary Allen, Charlie Bryan, ...
  • Fuel Good - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 223 views
    KU Basketball Coach Bill Self, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and community partners encourage Douglas County, KS, residents to consume healthy food and beverages to feel good!
  • Walk to School Day 2015 - Duration: 4 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 209 views
    P.E. teacher Mike Martin and students at Prairie Park Elementary School in Lawrence, KS, participated in Walk to School Day.
  • Walk to School Day 2015 - Duration: 20 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 119 views
    Prairie Park Elementary students explain why they like walking to school during Walk to School Day 2015 in Lawrence, KS.
  • Working Together to Create a Healthier Tomorrow - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,154 views
    The nationally-accredited Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is working in nontraditional ways to address today's health issues. The Health Department works with organizations, businesses, a...
  • Young Parents Group Douglas County - Duration: 61 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 715 views
    Young Parents Group Douglas County is for new parents who are 25 and younger and looking to connect with other young parents in Douglas County, KS. Parents who are part of the group describe it as ...
  • Talking About Discrimination - Duration: 6 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 139 views
    AmeriCorps members Kara, Alisha and Nikki share their personal stories about discrimination in Lawrence, Kan. “It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppressio...
  • 2015 Kay Kent Award nominees video - Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 354 views
    Eight Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department employees were nominated by their peers for the 2015 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award. The award is given each year during National...
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 251 views
    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from the Visiting Nurses Association to raise awareness about ALS and neurosarcoidosis. The Health Department cha...
  • LiveWell Lawrence - Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,030 views
    LiveWell Lawrence works to make it easier for Douglas County, Kansas, residents to eat healthy foods, be physically active and live tobacco free. Learn more at http://www.livewelllawrence.org.
  • Life-changing relationship - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 212 views
    Bill Welch praises AmeriCorps member Amanda Kong, who has had a positive influence on his health.
  • 2014 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award nominees - Duration: 4 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 202 views
    Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department employees talk about the 11 individuals who were nominated for the 2014 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award. The award is named after W. Kay...
  • 2013 Kay Kent Excellence in Public Health Service Award nominees - Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 125 views
    Five Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department employees were nominated by their peers for the award, which is named after W. Kay Kent, who served as director of the Health Department from 1973 to ...
  • Access to Healthy Foods - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 224 views
  • How to organize your child care licensing staff paperwork for homes - Duration: 8 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 2,963 views
    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department has created a system to become better organized and help meet state regulations. Here's a step-by-step guide to help.
  • How to organize your child care licensing children's files - Duration: 5 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 2,034 views
    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department has created a system to become better organized and help meet state regulations. Here's a step-by-step guide to help.
  • Kansas Child Care Licensing Diapering Video - Duration: 7 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 3,918,701 views
    Instructional video for proper diapering procedure outlined in Regulation K.A.R. 28-4-132 (c) (10). Also see procedures reprinted from: What You Can Do to Stop Disease in the Child Day Care Center,...
  • Let's Start a Conversation — Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department - Duration: 5 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,439 views
    View the accompanying 2011 annual report at ldchealth.org.
  • "Fires" - Duration: 34 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 72 views
    One of two television commercials as part of the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department's 2011 tobacco prevention campaign.
  • Live Well EatWell - Duration: 2 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 143 views
    An overview of the LiveWell Eat Well program featuring Lawrence restaurants that meet healthy dining criteria.
  • Healthy Families Douglas County - Duration: 2 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,122 views
    Healthy Families Douglas County
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