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Being Calm and Prepared for COVID-19

Being Calm and Prepared for COVID-19 Do not hesitate to ask for help if you are feeling overwhelmed.   Call SAMHSA Disaster Distress Hotline 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Each Disaster Distress Helpline Core Region Center has crisis counselors who are trained to listen and offer support to […]

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Financial Resources during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 is impacting households, communities, and businesses. A new national survey shows that 1 in 5 households in the US have already had their income cut or stopped altogether. UW-Madison Division of Extension continues to gather up-to-date financial information for our communities to utilize during this time. Find COVID-19 financial resources at UW-Madison Extension’s dedicated […]

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When Revenues Fall Short – Weathering the Covid-19 Recession

Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Series presented by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Local Government Education, in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the Wisconsin Counties Association When Revenues Fall Short – Weathering the Covid-19 Recession Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Zoom Webinar Wisconsin municipal governments […]

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FoodWIse Quick Tips videos

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWYkTfJ_LDJbvrLvGKcfq-hkRfgUHvXNx https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/foodwise/ https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/foodwise/families/

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How to Help Youth Deal with Change and Loss

Older high school youth may experience unique grief at this time of physical distancing. The life that they imagined has become a very different reality. During this period of their development  sports, clubs, friends and celebrations are all very important to them.They may also face the unexpected death of a loved-one without access to traditional […]

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Spotlight on… Cloth Face Coverings Service Learning Activity Plan

https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/home-activities/ During times of disease outbreak, preventing the accidental spread of a virus protects everyone. Young people can help to prevent the spread by sewing cloth face coverings. The service learning activity plan from Wisconsin 4-H includes guidance for adults and youth in safe and supportive service learning; step-by-step instructions with photos for how to […]

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Vilas County Youth Coalition

The Vilas County Youth Coalition (VCYC) is the only non-profit working county-wide on behalf of all our youth, and the only one working on substance misuse disorders.  Its mission is to strengthen and promote youth health and resiliency.  We meet the third Friday of the month from 8:00 – 10:30 at St. Germain Evangelical Free […]

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