Health Dunn Right Schedule

With summer approaching, we thought it would be a good idea to catch everyone up on the Action Team monthly schedules! That way you can begin participating this summer! Housing Action Team (HAT): Meets every month on the first Thursday of every other month falling on the even months (February, April, June) from 11:30 toContinue reading “Health Dunn Right Schedule”

Tasty Recipes

Have you been looking for a new recipe to add to your rotation? Then check out these nine different recipes; I’m sure you’re bound to like one of them! Click this link to be taken to our Google Drive folder that stores the recipes! Keep an eye out for more recipes to come as wellContinue reading “Tasty Recipes”

Reducing Food Waste

At one point or another, we have all debated eating or throwing away a food product after the date on its label passed. But do we need to throw away food as soon as the date on the label arrives? Oftentimes you will see the phrases “Best if used by,” “Sell by” and “Use by,”Continue reading “Reducing Food Waste”

Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Meal

When you think “Thanksgiving”, what comes to mind?   Turkey!  According the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 46 million turkeys are cooked and eaten in the United States at Thanksgiving. That number represents one-sixth of all the turkeys sold in the U.S. each year.  There are a few tips that will ensure that your holidayContinue reading “Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Meal”

Diabetes Prevention Program

The National Diabetes Prevention Program—or National DPP—was created in 2010 to address the increasing burden of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in the United States. This national effort created partnerships between public and private organizations to offer evidence-based, cost-effective interventions that help prevent type 2 diabetes in communities across the United States. One key featureContinue reading “Diabetes Prevention Program”

Prescription Pill Disposal

Have you ever taken a look at your medicine cabinet and realized how many prescription bottles with pills that you don’t need anymore? There’s a way to dispose of these properly to ensure they’re not harming our environment or getting into the wrong hands! Within Dunn County there’s several Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Locations!Continue reading “Prescription Pill Disposal”

Online Mental Health Resources

Happy New Year everyone! We want to start the New Year on the right foot by packing this first blog post full of Mental Health Resources! In 2019, Within Dunn County 11% of the population reported frequent Mental Health distress (you can read more about this here). Our goal is to give the Dunn CountyContinue reading “Online Mental Health Resources”

Dunn County Local Shopping Guide

Have you been looking to buy gifts for your friends and family? Consider buying something local! There are many businesses around town that offer gift cards, meals for carryout, or products! Check out this Facebook event created by the Menomonie Chamber of Commerce! It has frequent posts showcasing the shops and products that are havingContinue reading “Dunn County Local Shopping Guide”