Child Care Counts COVID-19 Emergency Payment Program

The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) will start accepting applications for Child Care Counts COVID-19 Emergency Payment Program: Period 3 beginning June 29 – July 10, 2020. This program is to support the costs of retaining staff and reopening child care programs as Wisconsin’s workforce returns to work. Funds are required to be […]

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AG Kaul Warns of and Outlines How to Identify Contact Tracing Scammers

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is warning residents about potential scammers using critical contact tracing to steal personal information from unsuspecting Wisconsinites. “Contact tracing is a key part of the effort to reduce transmission of the coronavirus, but it’s important to know that scammers may try to pose as contact tracers,” said […]

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Cyclospora in Bagged Salad Mix Sold in the Midwest

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections apparently linked to ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco grocery store brand bagged “garden salads” containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots. Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco grocery stores have recalled their store brand bagged salads specifically labeled as “garden salads” and sold in mid-western states. Click […]

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Outagamie County Nutrition Offers Grab and Go Meals

The Outagamie County Nutrition Program will begin offering a weekly Grab N Go Meal and Shelf Stable Food Bag for “pick up” to Outagamie County residents 60 years and older in the Appleton, Hortonville, Kaukauna, Seymour and surrounding area beginning Wednesday, April 29 at 11:00 AM.  This temporary  meal service is in response to COVID-19 and […]

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COVID-19 Resources

We are dedicated to continuing to provide you with reliable, relevant information during this challenging time. Below are links to COVID-19 resources. We will continue to update this page as resources become available.   FAMILIES The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) will start accepting applications for Child Care Counts COVID-19 Emergency Payment Program: […]

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United Way’s 211 Now Accepts Non-Medical COVID-19 Related Calls

United Way’s 2-1-1 Key Resource for Non-Medical COVID-19 Information March 18, 2020—Northeast Wisconsin: As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) begins to affect our local communities, the public is looking for answers. Health systems and public health are being inundated with calls. To provide some relief and direct calls to the most appropriate resource, United Way’s 2-1-1 service […]

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Home Alone

Like many parents, you might be trying to decide if it is safe to leave your school-age child home alone during the school break or unsupervised while you go out.  Home Alone is a online video training program that is available free of charge from UW-Madison, Division of Extension.  It will help you and your child […]

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Tax Refund Tips from the IRS

Even though the IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 days, it’s possible a taxpayer’s refund may take longer. Several factors can affect the timing of a taxpayer’s refund after the IRS receives their tax return. Here are a few things taxpayers should keep in mind if they are waiting on their refund but hear or see on social media that other taxpayers have already received theirs.

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