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Harvey County

Jennifer Zuercher, RDN, LD

Nutrition, Food Safety and Health Extension Agent


Stay Strong, Stay Healthy


“I’m a pretty active person.  I try to walk every day. I thought I was in pretty good shape, but these exercises

made a difference in me,” said Gayle Price, program coordinator. Potential benefits of strength training

include a decrease in arthritis pain, weight maintenance and a reduction in the risk of diabetes, heart disease

and depression. Stress management and improvement in sleep quality and overall physical vitality are other

potential benefits.

Fall 2022 class dates and locations will be posted at a later date.
For more information,


Stay Strong, Stay Healthy | K-State Research and Extension




“This is a challenging time for families that rely on infant formula.

Many parents are struggling to make decisions that are best for their families. The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition

has curated a comprehensive list of resources and recommendations to support pregnant and postpartum families,

healthcare providers, and community members during this critical time. Please take a look at the Infant Formula

Shortage Support and Resources link. We hope this will be valuable and helpful in navigating infant feeding 

for all families.”

Formula Resources









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Free SNAP-ED Classes 

🍳Kansas SNAP-Ed is offering free virtual cooking classes to qualifying participants. Classes are part of a six lesson series. Participants who complete all six lessons will receive a $25 small kitchen appliance incentive.

Dining with Diabetes

Diabetic and want further insight on your diagnosis? K-State Research and Extension is offering virtual educational resources. Have further questions? Please contact Clara Wicoff for assistance at 620-365-2242 or by email at clarawicoff@ksu.edu.

When Your Income Drops

Many circumstances can lead to an abrupt reduction in income: a factory layoff or cutback, loss of a job, reduced farm income, or loss of a second income from a spouse. Just the threat of any of these situations is a serious blow to individuals and families struggling to survive economically in difficult times. The fact sheets in this series can help you begin to find your way when your income drops.

When Your Income Drops: Don't Panic -- Take Control

When Your Income Drops: Making Ends Meet

When Your Income Drops: Coping With Stress

When Your Income Drops: Community and Family Resources

When Your Income Drops: Sharpening Survival Skills


Diabetes & Prediabetes - CDC
Eating Well with Diabetes
Kansas Diabetes Facts, May 2016
Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Diabetes Infographic