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Waushara County Health News
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 12:03 PM

A parent’s guide to recognizing drug use

Drug use has hit epidemic proportions in Wisconsin and in the nation at large, and Waushara County has not been immune to this devastating trend. While experimenting with drugs doesn’t automatically lead to drug abuse, early use is a risk factor for developing more serious drug abuse and addiction. Risk of drug abuse can increase greatly during times of stress, such as changing schools, moving, or a divorce. It is often difficult for parents to tell the difference between the normal ups and downs of teenagers and the red flags of drug abuse. Some of the signs and symptoms of drug abuse include:

 
Dare to Care
Written by By David R. Peterson, Waushara County Sheriff   
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:25 AM

Cool weather, corn stalks, pumpkins, parades and High School Homecoming activities.  It doesn’t get any better than that for students and fans.  Along with the fun comes a large amount of responsibility.

 
Waushara County Health News
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 9:56 AM

Waushara County Health Department announces flu shot schedule

Flu shots are available at: Grace United Methodist Church (by appointment only), N2133 Southgate Terrace, Wautoma. To schedule an appointment call 920-787-6590.

 
Information on Your Waushara County
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 8:42 AM

Winter care of your septic

It’s that time of year! Time to button things up around the house and get ready for winter. If you live in a rural area, one more item to consider at this time of year is your septic system or POWTS (Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment System).

 
County Ag News
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 8:40 AM

Dairy Situation and Outlook by Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus

University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Both Class III and Class IV milk prices January through August have been higher each month than last year. The Class III price during this period averaged $17.71 this year compared to $16.23 last year.

 
County Ag News
Written by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 9:47 AM

Grain markets going down

Current production estimates for corn and soybeans have been increased with the last projection by the US Department of Agriculture. The markets were increasing for a short period of time but now have been slowly working their way back down.

 
Waushara County Health News
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 9:36 AM

It’s time to get your flu shot 

The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses. While there are many different flu viruses, a flu vaccine protects against the three viruses that research suggests will be most common. The Flu- Mist vaccine this year, for the first time, protects against four viruses.

 
Dare to Care
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 9:12 AM

During the fall harvest season, more farm equipment will be on rural Waushara County roads and highways so motorists will need to be especially alert, focused, and patient.

 
Dare to Care
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 10:38 AM

Roundabouts

Not in Waushara County, but:

Roundabouts are becoming more common in Wisconsin because they provide a safer and more efficient traffic flow than standard intersections. By keeping traffic moving one-way in a counterclockwise direction, there are fewer conflict points and traffic flows smoothly.  When driving a roundabout, the same general rules apply as for maneuvering through any other type of intersection.

 
Waushara County Health News
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 9:06 AM

Getting home safely is just a click away

Click…the sound of a car seat harness being closed…your child safely buckled into their car seat…safe for the ride home.  Keep this in mind every time you put your child into a moving vehicle.

 
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