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Resources for Lincoln County Residents During the COVID-19 Emergency

Extension Lincoln County has put together a page of resources to help during the COVID-19 emergency:  Being Calm and Prepared for COVID-19 This webpage has resources to help with the financial, physical, emotional, and social implications of the current health crisis and is updated regularly as the situation evolves. We need to work together to […]

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Cabin Fever Friday – June 5, 2020

It’s June! And its Friday! Yay!   This week’s Cabin Fever Friday features three activities from 4-H Inspire Kids to Do Activity Guide. For more activities go to https://4-h.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/4H-Activity-Guide-Final-0126-2020.pdf . Don’t forget to share activity photos with us. Cabin Fever Fridays – June 4 4H-30-Days-of-Doing-Calm-Cards

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*Issue 2* We Can Do This! A Printable Resource for Coping with the Pandemic

Do you know someone who could use helpful, fact-based, and educationally-sourced information on dealing with the challenges of the COVID pandemic but they don’t have access to the internet? Extension Lincoln County has put together a newsletter you can print off for them! We Can Do This! Issue 2 (pdf, 8 pages) These newsletters will also […]

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Cabin Fever Friday – May 29, 2020

Cabin Fever Friday A Project Newsletter – May 29, 2020 Enjoy another edition of Cabin Fever Fridays.  In this edition you will make a bird feeder out of a grapefruit, take a walk and create art, and make critters out of sandwiches. Take a photo of you and your project. Then send it to Holly […]

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COVID-19 Toolbox: Resources for the Stressed Teen!

Being a teen was challenging enough when the world was “normal”.  With expectations and “typical” experiences on hold, it may sometimes feel as if teens have no control or options in their lives. The website Stressed Teens has developed a COVID-19 Toolbox that provides ways for teens to help conquer those feelings of helplessness, fear, […]

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Keeping Kids Safe During This Uncertain Time

More and more youth will be left on their own out of necessity.  Without school and events, most of these young people will likely experience bouts of boredom and look to alleviate their stress.  It’s during these times that they are most vulnerable to making poor choices. For tips on leaving kids home alone visit […]

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Highlights of Taking Care of You

Explore ways to take better care of yourself and manage stress in weekly  30-minute Zoom sessions! This 8-week program starts Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  It’s offered at two different times: 11:00-11:30 AM or 4:00-4:30 PM! Hightlights of Taking Care of You based on a research-based program that offers practical strategies and experiences to help individuals […]

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StrongBodies Programs Cancelled Until Fall

With continued concern over the spread of the COVID-19 virus and in an effort to protect the more vulnerable population, all StrongBodies programs have been canceled for the summer.  We are looking forward to the fall and are currently planning on restarting them at that time. If you were registered for classes for the spring […]

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UW Stevens Point Offing FREE Online Courses!

UW-Stevens Point is offering several 100% online courses for FREE!  These are non-credit and are available to the general public. You do not need to be a UW-Stevens Point student to register for these online courses. UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education is currently offering 10 free, self-paced courses. You will have three months to complete the […]

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Free Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Events: 5/20 and 5/21

Oneida, Iron, Forest, Lincoln, Price, and Vilas Counties are collaborating with the Wisconsin National Guard to offer free community testing for persons with COVID-19 like symptoms.  For a complete description of the event, please read the  Oneida County Health Department press release (pdf, 1 page) on the event. Who should be tested?  Wisconsin residents who […]

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Cabin Fever Friday – May 15, 2020

Cabin Fever Friday – Project Newsletter May 15, 2020 Enjoy another issue of the Cabin Fever Friday’s Project Newsletter. In this issue: Grow a Bee Garden; Apple Crisp with Honey; and Belch Model (learning about burping)     Cabin Fever Fridays – May 15 – pdf

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