Friday, February 5, 2016

Red Foods

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Red Berry Squares

Make strawberry-flavored gelatin mixed with fresh strawberries and raspberries. Cut into squares before serving.

Frozen Watermelon Bites

Alternate frozen cubes of watermelon and mint leaves on a skewer and serve cold.

Ravin’ Red Smoothie


 Blend 1 cup low-fat yogurt, ½ cup frozen strawberries, ½ cup frozen raspberries and 1 frozen banana.

Red Pasta

Cook whole-wheat spaghetti and top with low-sodium marinara sauce, diced tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes.

Baked Red Apple Dessert


 Fill 1 whole red apple (cored) with ¼ cup chopped almonds, ¼ cup dried cranberries, 1 tsp.
honey and 1 tsp. brown sugar.
 Bake for 15 minutes at 350° or
until sugar bubbles.

Perfect Polenta


Cook polenta and mix with roasted cherry tomatoes, roasted red bell pepper and sun-dried tomato.

Stuffed Red Bell Peppers


Stuff 1 red bell pepper (cored) with ½ cup cooked brown rice, ¼ diced red onion, ¼ cup ground turkey (browned), 1 tbsp. parsley, salt and pepper. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until pepper is heated through.

Red Bean Salsa


Combine 2 cups red beans, ½ cup diced red onions, 1 cup diced red tomato, ¼ cup diced jalapeño (remove seeds), ¼ cup chopped parsley, 2 tbsp. lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Roasted Red Cabbage Salad


In a large bowl, combine 2 cups chopped red cabbage (roasted), ½ cup red onion (thinly sliced and sautéed), ¼ cup red wine vinegar, 1 tbsp. olive oil and sea salt.

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Go Red!


Columbia County Health and Human Services goes Red on February 5th to show support for National Heart Month! Say
Goodbye to Heart Disease.

Because Your Red matters©!




Free Immunization Clinic Schedule



Columbia County Health & Human Services Division of Health
P.O. Box 136 - 2652 Murphy Road
Portage, WI
(608) 742-9227

Columbia County 2016 Free Immunization Clinic Schedule


      When?                                      Walk-In Clinic
Monday and Wednesday mornings 8:00 am until noon


      Also                            Afternoon Immunization Clinic
                                                             2:30pm – 5:30 pm
                                                                  October      10th
                                                                 November   14th
         December   12th





Also

             By Appointment by calling (608) 742-9227



       Where?                          2652 Murphy Road, Portage, Door #4
   
       Directions:
Take Hwy 16 West.  Go under the I -39 overpass.  Murphy Rd. is the 1st road on     the left.  This is also the road to Cardinal Glass.  Turn in the first driveway and go to the far entrance, marked #4.


Who can receive free immunizations?



Free immunizations are available at Columbia County Public Health to those 18 years and younger and meet at least one of the following requirements:
Uninsured or Underinsured (underinsured means your child has health insurance but it either doesn’t cover any vaccines, doesn’t cover certain vaccines, or covers vaccines but has a fixed dollar limit and once that limit has been met then your child is eligible).
  • Medicaid-eligible (including BadgerCare)
  • Native American or Alaska Native.
    Some immunizations are available free for uninsured and underinsured adults 19 years and older for people in certain situations.
  • Please call for more information.
  • Some immunizations are available for a cost to any adult:
  • Seasonal influenza
  • Hepatitis B

Other Important Information:

A parent or guardian must accompany a child under the age of 18.
A child’s immunization record is REQUIRED.
  • You may access your child’s immunization record through the Wisconsin Immunization Registry at: www.dhfswir.org/PR/clientSearch.do?language=en
  • (child’s social security number, MA or healthcare member ID number must have been entered)

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Heart Disease Awareness and Prevention Word Search


Love your heart!                


February is love your heart month! The word search puzzle is just another fun and easy way to help support Heart Disease Awareness and Prevention month.
Some ways to help your heart: Stay physically active, exercise 3 to 5 times per week, eat fruits and vegetables, and limit alcohol intake.




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