Here are some key resources and messages to help be prepared and be healthy.
Let's continue to promote hand hygiene, surface cleaning and sanitizing as fundamentals to good health.
Last updated May 19, 2020
Let's be clear -- rinse produce before you eat or prepare
People are looking for clear guidance on fresh fruits and vegetables.
Produce is important to our diets — share with your communities that running tap water and clean hands are all you need to rinse fresh fruits and vegetables at home. Bleach, detergents and soap are not intended to be eaten by you or anyone!
Produce safety expert Trevor Suslow has written a new article about safe handling of fresh fruits and vegetables at this time of coronavirus.
Guest Blogger, Barb Wollan, Family Finance Specialist
This week, we welcome guest blogger Barb Wollan. Barb is a Family Finance Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach and her blog relates to weighing priorities during times when money is tight.
As we focus on what we can control in our personal finances, the most obvious thing we control is our spending. Due to COVID 19, you may have already cut back on some of your normal expenses, like entertainment, but when money is tight, these cuts may not be enough. Choosing your top priorities is critical. Prioritizing includes considering all necessary expenses like groceries and utilities, and it often requires us to separate the things we need from the things we want. Before skipping a bill or making a partial payment, start by getting a complete picture of all your bills and debts – total monthly payments,
NEW YORK STATE PROVIDES ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON $25 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR FOOD BANKS THROUGH NOURISH NEW YORK INITIATIVE
Funding Will Be Distributed Regionally to Food Banks and Emergency Food Providers Based on Need
Food Banks Will Use Funding for Drive-Through Food Distribution Events, Voucher Programs at Grocery Stores, and the Direct Purchase of Products From New York Producers and Processors
These are words I hear often in my house these days. As my family spends our days at home, snacking is something my kids want to do more often. If you’ve found yourself in the same boat, here are some tips that I use for snacks (and meals too!) at our house.
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