Welcome to our COVID-19 Resource Page
Enjoy an abundance of resources to maintain a healthy lifestyle within our changing world.
In following the precautions of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Eat Smart Idaho is practicing social distancing to help protect our community and slow the spread of COVID-19. We will suspend face-to-face sessions until April 20th or until further notice as we continue to monitor the situation. Although we are temporarily suspending… Continue Reading →
The idea of finding our family’s next meal can be scary with the closure of schools and businesses. Luckily, there are several resources for free meals and food boxes provided in the community. Just make sure to call ahead to ask for their schedule. You can find a local feeding site for children ages 1-18… Continue Reading →
The University of Idaho College of Agricultural & Life Sciences has created a resource for parents who are are struggling to provide the right balance of learning and other activities, like that extra video game time, for their children. Here’s what they have to say: “….Parents who are juggling work and children should be reminded… Continue Reading →
By Siew Guan Lee, MS, RD – University of Idaho Extension We seem to have heard it a million times: Stay Home. Staying home sounds easy, but the fear and anxiety of being cooped up at home may lead to more stress and intense emotions. As the stay-home order continues, here are some tips to… Continue Reading →
By Siew Guan Lee, MS, RD – University of Idaho Extension The taste of sweet, juicy fresh veggies with vibrant textures cannot be beat, especially if you grow them yourself. As Spring is here and you are maintaining social distancing, you may consider growing your own veggies, fruits, and herbs. Gardening adds nutrition to your… Continue Reading →
Turn off TVs, computers, phones, tablets, and other screens. Substitute 1 hour of physical activity for 1 hour of screen time a day. Take family screen time breaks throughout the day to release energy and promote physical and emotional wellbeing. Design a hopscotch pattern using masking tape, build an obstacle course with furniture and pillows,… Continue Reading →