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Health and Nutrition

Kansans increasingly seek information about their food and nutrition needs, about how to prepare easy and nutritious meals, and about physical activity. Helping Kansans eat healthier and increase physical activity can improve their quality of life now and in the future and reduce health care costs. Learning to eat healthfully can also stretch food budgets. In order to prevent food borne illnesses, K-State University scientists and educators present information on safe food handling practices for the benefit of Kansans.

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Kate Fluckiger
Family and Community Wellness Agent

Upcoming Programs: 2023

Arthritis Foundation
Jan. 9,11,17,19,23,25,30
Feb. 1,6,8,13,15
Spring River Wellness Center
6524 SE Quakervale Rd
Riverton, KS 66770
Call 620-429-3849
to sign up!
Fresh Conversations
(for seniors)
January 18th @ 1:00 pm
Extension Office
124 W. Country Rd
Columbus, KS 
Please Contact Julie Thomas at 620-429-3849 for more information. 

Additional Links: 


Kansas Department of Health & Environment