County News

February 3, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Choosing a heart-healthy diet can help prevent or control the risk factors for heart disease.

June 4, 2017

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. helps Iowa families eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget.  A recently updated mobile-friendly website and smart phone app now makes it easier than ever!

August 30, 2016

Want to make sure your child is eating nutritious lunches at school?  Here are some tips to keep your child healthy and happy!

August 9, 2016

As we get ready to start a new school year, parents wonder what they can do to help their children succeed in school. The Dare to Excel monthly newsletters have tips for creating a home environment that promotes learning on several topics.

June 16, 2016

With the recent events in Orlando Florida, children could be exposed to media and adult conversations that would cause emotions difficult for them to deal with.  The publication, Talking to Children about Terrorism, will help parents and other adults talk with their children about what they are feeling.

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