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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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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Placemaking for Positive Youth Development

Placemaking is the process of people coming together to discover and express the unique and desired characteristics of their community setting.  In other words, it’s bringing people together to make their community special. Sharon is developing a program that will train high school students in characteristics of thriving communities, then send them out to find […]

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Welcome to Teresa Kolb our new Health and Well-Being Educator

Terri Kolb is a Health and Well-Being Educator with an emphasis in behavioral health serving Forest, Oneida and Vilas counties. She will be assessing community efforts related to youth and family health and well-being, including physical, social and emotional health. Additionally, she will provide leadership and educational outreach to individuals, families and communities to promote […]

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