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Lewis County businesses applauded for employing the developmentally disabled

Posted: Oct. 30, 2023

Local businesses thanked for employing developmentally disabled individuals.

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Food access programs aim to benefit over 2,000 Lewis County residents

Posted: June 1, 2023

Lewis County residents eligible for the Washington State Department of Health special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) may now be able to stretch their food budget to buy more fruits, vegetables and cut herbs.

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Lewis County citizens with disabilities to benefit from new outreach project

Posted: May 17, 2023

The Lewis County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Committee (DDAC) is looking for your input in an effort to plan outreach and coordination of services for residents with developmental disabilities and their families.

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Lewis County drug take-back events planned for Centralia and Morton

Posted: April 21, 2023

Lewis County Public Health and Social Services, Centralia Prevention Coalition and MortonUP! are partnering with local law enforcement to host prescription drug take-back events Saturday, Apr. 22 in Centralia and Morton.

These events are for citizens to dispose of unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication for free between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Centralia Middle School Gym, 901 Johnson Rd.
  • Morton Police Department, 250 Main Ave.
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Lewis County veteran helps those who served with local resources and services

Posted: April 6, 2023

Lewis County Veterans will soon be offered peer counseling services in addition to housing, health care and other community resources provided by the county veterans’ relief funds.

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Sue Kennedy to retire from career of ensuring clean drinking water in Lewis County

Posted: March 29, 2023

Often times wearing an old leather hat, bright orange rain gear and work boots, for nearly three decades, Sue Kennedy has been traversing Lewis County with a mission to ensure clean drinking water for everyone.

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Lewis County Health Officer reports new state facemask recommendations

Posted: March 29, 2023

Lewis County Public Health and Social Services reports the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has announced an end to the universal mask requirements in healthcare, long-term care, and adult correctional facilities for people age 5 and older, beginning April 3.