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Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19

March 12, 2020by: Rebecca Nicholson The following excerpt was taken from the following CDC source document:  “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus… Continue Reading →

Partnership for Children and Families Culver’s Night

November 01, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson On Tuesday – November 12, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm the Door County Partnership for Children and Families will be the recipient of dollars spent at Culver’s. In addition, a percentage of all fuel purchased… Continue Reading →

Family Resilience Protects Children from Bullying

Studies show that children exposed to childhood trauma known as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are at increased risk of being bullied or bullying others. New research being presented at the American American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2019 National Conference &… Continue Reading →

VROOM app making an impact on early brain development

‘Brain-building’ in early childhood A considerable amount of effort to engage parents has come from the Bezos Family Foundation, run by Jackie and Mike Bezos, parents of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. The flagship effort: Vroom, a series of more than… Continue Reading →

September is Library Card Month

September 13, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson September is library card month Library cards are free at Door County Library, so get to your nearest library and sign up for one. If you already have one make sure to stop in at… Continue Reading →

Several July 2019 Company Recalls On Infant / Toddler Equipment Due to Safety Hazards

July 26, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson From the United States Consumer Product Safety Commision Recall date: July 25, 2019 Name of product: Children’s pajamas Hazard: The children’s pajama sets fail to meet the flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk… Continue Reading →

Door County Community Wide Meetings About Housing On the Calendar for May 2019

April 26, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson Door County Economic Development Cooperation (DCEDC), in partnership with municipalities, private companies, and local foundations, lead a comprehensive countywide housing study in 2018. DCEDC contracted with consulting firm AECOM, to focus on understanding and developing… Continue Reading →

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers Due to Reports of Death

April 16, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson From the United States Consumer Product Safety Commision Name of product: All Models of Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Hazard: Infant fatalities have occurred in Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back… Continue Reading →

“Momo Challenge” – What Parents Should Know

March 01, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson I am sure many of you have been hearing about the “Momo Challenge” which resurfaced recently across social media. According to CBS news the MOMO challenge image is actually a cropped picture of an actual… Continue Reading →

Government Shutdown and How it Impacts Federally Funded Programs Locally

February 25, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson The Door County Department of Health and Human Services reports that due to the federal government shutdown, February benefits were issued early, on or about January 20th.  This caused a large gap of time between… Continue Reading →

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