Racism: An “Ongoing public health crisis”

The American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA) have declared racism as an “ongoing public health crisis that needs our attention now.” Health inequities are differences in health status or in the distribution of health resources between different population groups, arising from the social conditions in which people are born, […]

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FoodWIse is a federally funded SNAP-Ed program (or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education.)

FoodWIse is a federally funded SNAP-Ed program (or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education.) The national program is leading a DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process to revise/develop core competencies for program leaders, program supervisors, and nutrition educators called. The goal is to improve the staffing of SNAP-Ed programs across the country. DACUM is a commonly used process that […]

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Human Development and Relationships Responds with Resources

The UW Madison-Fond du Lac County Division of Extension -Human Development and Relationships area is responding with resources to aid individuals and families as they navigate circumstances affecting their lives resulting from the COVID 19 Pandemic.   Below is a snapshot of resources that can be found within the UW Madison Division of Extension ‘s  COVID19 Pandemic […]

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Mindful Money Moments

UW Mindful Money Moments: COVID-19 Financial Resources Tune in each week for Mindful Money Moments through UW Madison. In their first installment of UW Mindful Money Moments, Extension educator Chelsea Wunnicke walks through available financial resources and tips for maintaining your financial well-being during the COVID-19 crisis. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=626754537904536

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Food Resources during COVID-19

The Fond du Lac Food Providers Group has created a web page of Fond du Lac County food resources during COVID-19.  It is to help consolidate the numerous emails and social media posts from individual food pantries, schools, and organizations into one main resource. The web page includes information for local residents, including information on […]

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March and April 2020 Cancellations

As you may be aware, Extension along with the UW-Madison community and our county have been keeping a close eye on developments around the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Due to the possibility and risk of infection, we are requiring our volunteer clubs and associations to cancel or postpone upcoming events that: Expect to draw more than […]

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Tax Credits for Wisconsin Families

Tax Credits for Wisconsin Families The month of January rings in the new year as well as it signals the beginning of the tax season. Low and moderate-income Wisconsin residents can take advantage of a variety of tax credits.  These credits can bring thousands of extra dollars to individuals and families, but an estimated 20% […]

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Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters is a national campaign to help end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy, affordable food choices. It includes a variety of programs designed to teach parents and caregivers of young children, with limited food budgets, to shop for and cook healthy meals. The Fond du Lac/Sheboygan FoodWIse team was selected to […]

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Your Social Media Resource for Food Safety

FoodWIse’s goal is to advance healthy eating habits, active lifestyles, and healthy community environments through nutrition education at the individual, community, and systems level. There are a lot of nutrition resources out there and a lot of ways in which to share this information, including the use of social media. Fond du Lac Extension’s Marketing […]

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