Exploring COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids – A Free Virtual Event

Join the Morgridge Institute for Research for a virtual conversation with experts on the front lines of pediatric vaccine development and public health.  Hear the latest on vaccine clinical trials for children 5-11, where we stand on vaccines for kids under 5, and the state of the public health effort to combat the pandemic. Exploring […]

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Emergency Broadband Benefit: Helping Households Connect During the Pandemic

Extension Winnebago County is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program.  The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. The $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit program provides a discount of up to a […]

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Compassionate Care: Anger

As we process the past year and address current conditions, you may be feeling angry.  Anger is normal, but it is critical that you find healthy ways to manage these intense feelings.  Things to consider: Remember that anger shows up in people in different ways, different things make different people angry, and behind the anger […]

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COVID Vaccine Appointments Available NOW!

The COVID-19 vaccine eligibility is now opened up the rest of Phase 1b for the Winnebago County community (this includes those age 65 and up, individuals enrolled in Medicaid long-term care programs as well as many occupations that provide direct service to the public such as: health care, educators & child care workers, congregative living […]

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Holiday Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19

With COVID-19 concerns, the holidays will look a little different this year.  One part of the holidays that remains the same is the need for food safety.  Check out the following information and resources for planning your holiday meals. Health Precautions, from Dr. Barbara Ingham, University of Wisconsin Professor of Food Science and Division of […]

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Experts Affirm: Coronavirus ‘Highly Unlikely’ Food Risk

An international group of scientists has declared that it is highly unlikely that SARS-CoV-2 is a food safety risk.  The International Commission for Microbiological Specifications of Foods (ICMSF) is a non-governmental organization and represents top food safety experts from around the globe.  The ICMSF members believe it is highly unlikely that ingestion of SARS-CoV-2 will result […]

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Living Your Purpose

The only thing constant is change. During the pandemic, many of us have lost the opportunity to work within our purpose. The good news is that with some thoughtful examination, you can continue to live within your values and either redefine or hold steady with your purpose. View/download a PDF version of Tip 21 – […]

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