Are You Ready For Winter?

Winterize Your Home Check Your Heating Systems Get Your Car Ready for Cold Weather Be Prepared for Weather-Related Emergencies including Power Outages For more information go to: www.cdc.gov/features/winterweather

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November is National Healthy Skin Month

As we head into November, temperatures and humidity start to drop and winds become blustery. The winter season can be tough on people with dry skin. It is important to be aware of the functions of the skin and how to keep it healthy. Skin is considered an organ and needs gentle care, as it […]

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Fresh or frozen turkey: Ready for Thanksgiving

Perhaps the biggest holiday meal of the year is just around the corner. Thanksgiving brings families together from all across the state to share a meal that often centers on roast turkey and all the fixings. To help you prepare the holiday meal, University of Wisconsin-Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham offers some helpful hints. “Whether […]

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Is Your House Haunted by Lead-Based Paint?

Find where lead lurks … if you dare! Prevent Lead Poisoning by: Clean lead dust from windows and floors Keep children away from lead hazards Learn how to renovate the lead-safe way. For more information go to: Lead-Safe Wisconsin www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/lead

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LEAD HURTS KIDS!

Lead Poisoning can cause: Low IQ Slowed Growth Learning Problems Behavior Problems Hearing Loss It is easy to miss the signs of lead poisoning.  Get your child tested! For more information go to https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/lead or contact Sue Kuber, RN at the Lincoln County Health Department at 715-539-1369.  

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Cyberbullying: How to Respond

Cyberbullying seems to have become every bit as real in the everyday life of teens as any flesh and blood bully, perhaps even more so. With technology reaching into every aspect of public, personal and home life, cyberbullying can seem like a voice repeating negative things directly into your teen’s head and, at the same […]

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