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COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. See our updated events calendar at https://chippewa.extension.wisc.edu/calendar/ or call 715-726-7950 for more.  Click here to view our […]

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Tips for grocery store items

Are foods from the grocery store safe? There is no evidence that we can get COVID-19 from the food that we eat; either from the food itself or from touching a package or container of food. The way that we get the COVID-19 illness is from breathing in infected droplets from someone coughing or sneezing.  […]

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Being Calm and Prepared for COVID-19

Being Calm and Prepared for COVID-19 Don’t rely on rumors and hearsay, for the most up-to-date health information on COVID-19 (coronavirus), please visit the Chippewa County Health Department website on the virus and their Facebook page.  That is where you will find the most recent information on the virus and the most current health advisories […]

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Resource for Foodservice Operators

The WI Restaurant Association has developed a toolkit for foodservice operators during COVID19.  Please click the links provided to access their guidelines. English https://www.wirestaurant.org/docs/default-source/wra/covid-19_help.pdf?sfvrsn=2608baec_2 Spanish https://www.wirestaurant.org/docs/default-source/wra/covid-19_help_spanish.pdf?sfvrsn=1cd3258e_2  

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Home Alone – Preparing Children for Self Care

Welcome! These videos are for parents and their children who are getting ready to stay home alone. Parents and children should watch the videos together and use the short activities after each video to discuss your plans to stay safe. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/homealone/

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19

Food Safety in the Time of COVID19 COVID-19, commonly known as corona virus, is a respiratory virus.  While it is not considered a foodborne illness, it is contagious.  To read more, click here to view actions you can take to prevent foodborne illness.

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Alfalfa Winterkill and Injury: One More Challenge for Farmers to Overcome

Alfalfa Winterkill and Injury: One More Challenge for Farmers to Overcome To say the last several months has been a challenge for farmers, especially dairy and livestock farmers, is the major understatement of the year. Take low milk and commodity prices, add in record snowfall since late January, throw in several collapsed buildings, plus a […]

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Custom Rate Guide – March 2018 Publication

Included in this 2018 release are statewide average rates and typical ranges for those averages. For more information visit the USDA website at www.nass.usda.gov/wi or call your local Extension Office. Custom Rate Guide  

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Sticking to your Budget over the Holidays

Chippewa Falls, WI- The winter holiday season is fast approaching. For many, the coming months mean travel to visit family and friends, gift-giving, and preparation of traditional foods. All of these special occasions can be a challenge on monthly budgets. “Some people set aside a little money out of every paycheck or shop sales all […]

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It’s Your Credit

It’s Your Credit Your credit report is a detailed record of your credit activities from the past 7-10 years. Credit reports are increasingly important to everyday life—getting a job, obtaining an affordable loan or insurance policy, or renting a home. Everyone is entitled by law to three free credit reports each year—one from each of […]

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