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Physical activity is a strong benefit during COVID-19

Ask the Professor. Anne Lindsay answers several commonly asked questions about mental and physical health.

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Use COVID-19 time at home to foster healthy family relationships

Eating meals together as a family is one way to stay connected with one another and engage in positive conversation and activities.

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Extension offers online session for meat producers and consumers amid COVID

Weekly sessions feature grass-roots experts to answer questions and offer insight.

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COVID-19 contributing to domestic violence: what to do.

University of Nevada, Reno Extension provides information on how to help yourself or others.

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Extension offers weekly online town halls and webinars to help small businesses

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19.

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Meeting COVID-19 challenges: Understand dates on food labels before discarding

With some items becoming harder to come by, University of Nevada, Reno nutritionist offers clarification

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4-H youth sew masks for Carson-Tahoe Hospital, Elko County Emergency Operations Center

Elko County 4-H youth partner with 4-H alumna and others to help doctors, nurses

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Victory garden starter kits provide hope during pandemic

Extension helps families begin growing their own food during shelter-in-place order,

Featured Articles

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Screen Time | Make Time to Unplug

Increased time in front of a screen means less time being physically active, contributing to higher weight and BMI, increased caloric intake & unhealthy food choices.

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Sedentary Behavior | Don't Just Sit, and Sit, and Sit!

Being sedentary can result in more sitting and less time spent being physically active which can lead to obesity and greater risk for having diabetes and other chronic health problems as an adult.

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Flexibility | Reach for the Stars!

Flexibility is an important part of a child’s fitness and includes movements like bending, twisting and stretching.

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