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National Handwashing Awareness Week

National Handwashing Awareness Week December 2nd – 8th We all know that washing our hands is super important – it helps stop germs from spreading and it keeps us healthy and happy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls hand washing “a do-it-yourself vaccine” and suggests remembering five easy steps: Wet, lather, scrub, rinse, dry.…

November Activity Photos

Olivett Otters Monthly Pet Visit We love having the Olivett Otters 4-H Club visit once a month with their pets! Here is resident Tiny with a turtle – how cool is that?! Thanksgiving The 2nd graders came and gave out Thanksgiving decorations they made – so generous of them! They also sang a Thanksgiving song.…

Foods to Fight the Flu

Submitted by Dave Draeger, CDM, CFPP Director of Support Services 1-Popsicles: soothe the throat, help with hydration, and may lower fever. Choose 100% fruit juice popsicles for lower sugar and better nutrition. 2-Turkey Sandwich: high in protein and increases body energy. 3-Vegetable Juice: increased immune-boosting antioxidants and helps with hydration. Choose 100% fruit juices. 4-Chicken Soup: increases…