Lynn Ketchum

Health Outreach

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4-H Food and Fun Nutrition Activity Curriculum

This set of 14+ hands-on nutrition activities will keep kids of all ages engaged in learning about the food they eat and its effects on their bodies. Pick and choose from a variety of lessons on meal preparation, knife skills, nutrition labels, portion size, digestion, hydration and more. Round out lessons with insightful questions, or pair activities with cooking lessons and a selection of healthy recipes.

Carolyn Ashton | Nov 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Commissioners give construction green light to Clackamas Extension Service Education Center

The new Extension Education Center will be a state-of-the-art, all wood building, with groundbreaking planned for next spring and completion by the end of 2020.

Kimberly Jacobsen Nelson | Oct 25, 2019 | News Story

Community celebrates Jefferson County Extension at Benny Bash

The community got a close-up look at Jefferson County Extension and agricultural research at Benny Bash, held at Sahalee Park in downtown Madras on Sept. 21.

Chris Branam | Oct 7, 2019 | News Story

4-H Food and Fun Fitness Activity Curriculum

This set of activities gets middle school students engaged in fitness games designed to invigorate and educate. Physical education teachers, 4-H leaders and health teachers will find a wealth of good ideas that get kids moving.

Carolyn Ashton | Nov 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Homeless in Metro area, what are my options?

Q: I've been a resident of Clackamas county for the past 30 years and have recently been made homeless. I need help with housing placement on a fixed income of $870.00 per month being on SS Disability. I've not found anyone or any program to help me get off the streets. I've also experienced businesses telling me I cannot come back to their establishment once they find out I am a homeless. Can you guide me to resources?

A: View answer | View all featured questions

Strength of nicotine dependence tied to violations of campus smoking ban

Student smokers who appeared to be more dependent on nicotine were more likely to violate Oregon State University’s ban on smoking after the policy was adopted, new research has found.

Oct 10, 2018 | News Story


Cultivating Healthy Farms, Forests, Food and Families in Polk County.


Wellness Ink Newsletter

Health and Nutrition Newsletters by Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, CHES at Coos County Extension Family and Community Health


Seacast: Ocean Forecasting Website

Seacast is an easy-to-use, interactive, online map that lets commercial fishermen check forecasts of ocean conditions off the Pacific Northwest coastline.

Jul 2018 | OSU Sea Grant Publication