Food Resources to Help Get Through Covid-19

Many people are struggling to afford the food they need during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Across Wisconsin and the nation, many households have lost some or all of their regular income. Others have lost access to usual sources of food, such as school meals and senior meal programs.  This webpage (provides information about public […]

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Food Pantry Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some food pantries have made changes to their hours or method of operation. The food pantry at St. Paul’s Lutheran, 321 Park Ave N, Medford, is open from 4 to 5 pm on Thursdays.  Clients should park in the lot and see one of the volunteers by the front door […]

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Nutrition Resources During COVID-19

Three Website recommendations from Beth Olson, State Extension Specialist, Nutrition Nutrition (defined as the foods we need to eat to be healthy) is not different during this time than what is normally recommended. However, there may be more constraints due to less frequent shopping, use of shelf-stable/frozen foods, and limited budgets. In addition, some people […]

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Food Safety and Related Safety Issues and COVID-19

Information from Barb Ingham, Extension Food Preservation and Food Safety Specialist at the  Division of Extension has posted several articles on the topic of Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19. Let the Hotline Answer Your Questions What’s Got You Sick? Viruses vs Bacteria Importance of Washing Hands and Tools When Gardening Food Safety Basics: […]

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