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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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Music & Dance | Healthy Kids Physical Toolkit

Music and dance is fun, it doesn’t exclude children who are less skilled, it can be done at school or home, with friends or family and it promotes brain development and social interaction.

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Physical Activities To Do With Your Children

Children have different needs at each age and stage of their development. Each child is also unique. If it's been a while since you've had children in the house, check out this list for activities that can help children learn, have fun, experience success, and feel good about themselves.

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Nutrition Activities to do with Your Children

Nutrition activities that can help teach children healthy choices regarding food, while having fun.

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