County News

August 2, 2016

Plan to attend one of 11 educational sessions to learn more about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), including the roles and responsibilities of veterinarians, producers, and distributors. The series is set for Aug. 22 through Sept. 1 at various locations around Iowa, and attendees are encouraged to bring their questions and concerns.

July 26, 2016

There are many summer activities that have us outside for extended periods.  With warmer temperatures, we should consider the additional water our bodies lose.  If you don't replace the water you lose, you will become dehydrated.  Children and older adults are especially at risk for becoming dehydrated due to the way their body responds to hot temperatures.  It is important for everyone to prevent dehydration by drinking water throughout the day.  Do not wait until symptoms appear to start drinking water.

April 27, 2015

Words on Wellness (WOW) promotes a healthy lifestyle. Get reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety.  Check out WOW to explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into daily living for you and your family.

March 12, 2015

The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is a FREE program available to families in Webster County to help parents provide nutritious food for their families, leading to healthy children and strong families.

March 12, 2015

Did you know that there are estimated 76 million food borne illnesses each year and 225 to 300 million cases of acute gastroenteritis? That figures out to be once a year for each of us.

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