COVID-19 Well-Being Toolkit and Resources

We are thinking about you and others in our global community during the current COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you are staying safe. This toolkit has a list of resources to support well-being during this trying time. Here is a link to UW-Madison Center for Healthy Minds which offers free webinars and mindfulness meditations: https://centerhealthyminds.org/well-being-toolkit-covid19

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COVID-19 and Extension Resources

With a “safer-at-home” order now in effect for all of Wisconsin, our staff is producing resources across our program areas to help those all over Wisconsin. We will collect and link these resources as they’re available. Tools for small businesses, farmers, and those looking for financial support have already been produced and given to educators […]

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Free Online Mindfulness Class for Kids

For the next couple of weeks, Mindful Schools will be offering mindfulness classes for kids! Join us online – for mindful activities, mindful movement, read-alouds – and let’s have fun exploring mindfulness together. Free: Online Mindfulness Class for Kids!

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COVID-19 Health and Well-being

GENERAL PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION: Oneida County Health Department STRESS & ANXIETY RESOURCES: Managing Fears & Anxiety Managing Anxiety & Stress Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES: Living with Mental Illness During COVID-19 Outbreak – Preparing For Your Wellness National Alliance on Mental Illness Information and Resources WHO-Mental Health Considerations During COVID-19 […]

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COVID-19 and Extension Resources

We wanted to send you the latest information on Extension’s response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. As of now, guidance from our Campus connection to UW-Madison is to limit on-site work and postpone events. This guidance follows state and local agencies in reaction to a worldwide event whose impact is growing in our area. This […]

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Welcome to Teresa Kolb our new Health & 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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Commitment to Nondiscrimination

Each year the University of Wisconsin-Extension in Oneida County, Oneida County 4-H and Cooperative Extension takes steps to assure that the public knows and understands our policy of nondiscrimination. Extension and Oneida County 4-H do not discriminate in the treatment of individuals, in admission or access to its programs and activities, in the provision of […]

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Welcome Carrie Kubacki

 The University of Wisconsin Extension, Langlade and Oneida Counties is pleased to announce that as of January 14, 2019, Carrie Kubacki has become their new Positive Youth Development/Health & Well Being Educator. Carrie is coming back to UW Extension after serving for a time as the interim Family Living Educator in Langlade County.  Extension is […]

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Freezing Spring and Early Summer Veggies

Freezing spring and early summer vegetables Many spring and early summer vegetables harvested from the home garden are best preserved by freezing, not canning, according to University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist Barbara Ingham. “The delicate textures of young spinach and early peas are best preserved by freezing—with the added benefit that freezing saves time […]

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The economic value of youth development volunteers in Oneida County

By Lynn Feldman Oneida County 4-H Youth Development Educator UW-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: apwilliams@wisc.edu   Over the course of this past year, more than 2,600 volunteer hours were credited to the University of Wisconsin-Extension Youth Development work in Oneida County. With a dollar value of $22.24 per volunteer hour as determined by the […]

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