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WIC Program Has More Capacity to Assist Local Residents

The national Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program administered by Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) is reaching out to find Lewis County residents who can benefit from …

Posted: Feb. 4, 2019

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Watching Out for Worrisome Illnesses

It’s a fact of life that everyone gets sick at some point in their life. However, some illnesses are more worrisome than others because of their potential to harm large …

Posted: Jan. 24, 2019

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WIC is Open During Federal Shutdown

During the federal government shutdown, both the state WIC Office and local WIC clinics will remain open. WIC checks can still be used at any authorized grocery store. Authorized WIC …

Posted: Jan. 17, 2019

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Giving Animals the Gift of a Second Chance by Amy Hanson

Every year, 1,300-1,400 animals experience kindness, comfort and second chances at the Lewis County Animal Shelter. Our staff, volunteers, and donors are rewarded daily by their work creating these new …

Posted: Dec. 14, 2018

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Staying Healthy at Work - December 2018

Are you trying to get or stay healthy, but feel you don’t have enough hours in the day? You are not alone. Most folks these days have very hectic schedules …

Posted: Dec. 7, 2018

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Veterans Relief Program Services on Temporary Hold

The full range of Lewis County Veterans Relief Program services are on temporary hold while the county seeks a new Veterans Benefit Specialist. During this time, all routine services have …

Posted: Dec. 4, 2018

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Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Town Hall December 11

A town hall to educate community members about local youth substance abuse and prevention will be held in the Centralia Middle School Commons at 4 p.m. Tuesday, December 11, 2018. …

Posted: Dec. 3, 2018

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Working to Prevent Foodborne Illness in Lewis County

Many people like to read the restaurant inspection reports in the Chronicle. How did my favorite restaurant do? Is the new place downtown open yet? How did my kids’ school …

Posted: Nov. 19, 2018

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Public Health & Social Services Department Will Be Closed December 6, 2018

All Lewis County Public Health & Social Services offices will be closed all day on Thursday, December 6, 2018 for an all-member meeting. No services will be available to the …

Posted: Nov. 16, 2018

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Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning

Lead poisoning is considered one of the most preventable environmental diseases among children. It can cause permanent behavior, learning and hearing problems, seizures, and even death. During National Lead Poisoning …

Posted: Oct. 25, 2018

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