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Your Daily Briefing

Welcome to Your Daily Briefing for Tuesday, March 31, 2020
For two weeks, Alabama Extension has worked from home, practiced social distancing, and followed CDC guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19. We were concerned that this would hu…

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Coronavirus: Getting Kids in the Kitchen

With the coronavirus outbreak keeping people in their homes, parents are looking for opportunities to entertain and stimulate their children. One great way to do this is to get them in the kitchen!

Engaging kids in the kitchen has many b…

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Lending a Helping Hand Safely

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The world is facing unprecedented times with the coronavirus outbreak. In times like this, family, friends and neighbors often look to each other for help and support. Even with social distancing measures in plac…

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Coronavirus: Tips for Shopping and Eating at Home

Because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), many children and parents are home from school and work. Families should plan to prepare healthy meals and snacks during this time. To do this, you should keep your kitchen stocked with nutritious opti…

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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

In this video, Dr. Ken Macklin, an Alabama Extension poultry science specialist, provides more information on the current coronavirus outbreak.  Learn more about how to help your family navigate this outbreak at www.aces.edu.

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Alabama Extension Provides COVID-19 Resources

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – As the pace of reported coronavirus (COVID-19) cases accelerates across the United States, events that bring many people together are being canceled. Austin, Texas officials canceled the South by Southwest Festiv…

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An Informational Guide to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With new details emerging daily about the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that people prepare to face this disease. The following resources about COVID-19 can help you better understan…

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Handwashing Reduces Spread of Diseases

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Prepare for battle. Handwashing is the first line of defense in avoiding illnesses. With the coronavirus (COVID-19), the respiratory disease first identified in China, making its way into national headlines, handwa…

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Coronavirus: Understanding COVID-19

In this video, Dr. Ken Macklin, an Alabama Extension poultry science specialist, provides information on COVID-19, the respiratory illness that was first identified in Wuhan, China.  Learn more about COVID-19, which is a novel coronavirus …

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Alabama SNAP-Ed Program Accomplishments

Major Awards (8)
Association for Communication Excellence

National Awards

Publishing: Special Reports, Bronze Award for Live Well Alabama SNAP-Ed Annual Report FY18
Graphic Design: Print Advertising, Bronze Award for Live Well …

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Live Well in Alabama: FY19 Annual Report

Alabama Extension at Auburn University Supplemental Nutrition Extension Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) uses an evidence based, multi-level approach to create a healthier population. To accomplish this mission, SNAP-Ed educators prov…

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Making a Change with Social Marketing

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

Social marketing is the broadest and furthest reaching component of Auburn University SNAP-Ed’s multilevel, comprehensive approach to obesity prevention. Using a vari…

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Positive Changes Spread Across Alabama for a Healthier Culture

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

The number of improvements Alabama SNAP-Ed at Auburn University supported in FY19 will ensure Alabama residents can Live Well in Communities in places they eat, learn, …

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Nutrition Education Moves Youth and Parents Toward Better Health

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

In FY19, Auburn University SNAP-Ed reached approximately 30,000 youth with exciting education about healthy eating and physical activity through school-based initiative…

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COVID-19 Update: Reviewed March 12, 2020

Learn more about COVID-19, an emerging respiratory disease and what you can do to help protect yourself and your family.
Latest Information
On 11 March, the United States announced it would restrict and suspend the entry into the Unit…

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