News and Information Blog for Heartland Community Health Center
Welcome to the source for the latest information about Heartland Community Health Center.
Check back for the latest Heartland events, as well as helpful health and wellness information for the people of Lawrence, Kansas, and beyond.
Mask Policy Updates
We are writing to share some important news with you. As you may be aware, the use of masks has been an essential…
Preventing Lead Poisoning in Children
Approximately 500,000 U.S. children between ages one and five have blood lead levels at or above the latest CDC reference values…
Important Changes Coming to KanCare Eligibility
Do you currently have health coverage through Kansas Medicaid (KanCare)?
How New Poverty Guidelines May Impact Your Health Care Costs
Recent changes to Federal Poverty Guidelines mean some people who did not qualify for reductions in their health care costs, may now qualify…
A vaccine can prevent oral cancer. Is it right for you?
4 Tips to Preventing Oral Cancer. You may have seen a lot of educational material this month promoting the HPV vaccine as a method of preventing cervical cancer. While it’s true HPV is known to cause cervical cancer, HPV is also a concern for men. In fact, men appear to be more likely than women to develop an oral HPV infection…
Care Cupboard Rises to Combat Food Insecurity in Douglas County
The Care Cupboard supports individuals and families as they improve their health with regular access to nutritious foods and nutritional support. In 2022, Heartland’s Care Cupboard Served 4,996 Households, representing more than 9,000 unique individuals.