Educational Resources

Immune Supporting Tips

This factsheet explains tips on how to support your immune system, which fights off bad bacteria and germs that cause infections.

Planning meals in times of crisis

How to get the most out of the food you have at home.

Safe food handling when shopping in stores or using grocery delivery

Safety tips for handling food in grocery stores or that was home delivered.

Clean, sanitize and disinfect

Understand the difference between clean, sanitize and disinfect and the best situation to use each method.

People with diabetes need flu shots

Flu shots are one step you can take to stay healthy.

Why handwashing is such a big deal

Everyone knows washing your hands is important, but fewer know the reasons why.

Strategies to cope with family stress

Coping strategies to guide you and your family when dealing with everyday stress and crisis situations.

Stay well this winter with these 6 immune boosting tips

Tips for staying healthy during the winter months.

Go out and play!

Children need outdoor play time to become better learners.

Get outside and play

It’s finally spring and time to get outside and enjoy!

Budgeting Food Benefits

Toolkit for the Budgeting Your Benefits class that offers tips on getting the great value from some of the major food assistance benefits available to Michigan residents and on avoiding food waste. Includes a calendar and worksheet.

Budgeting Your Benefits Worksheet

Worksheet to help with budgeting food benefits.

Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day

This book isn’t challenging you to live on so little; it’s a resource in case that’s your reality. In May 2014, there were 46 million Americans on food stamps. Untold millions more—in particular, retirees and students—live under similar constraints.

MSU Extension Farm Stress Program partners to connect farmers with mental health services

Farmers can now access counseling with licensed therapists via teletherapy.

Educational Videos


How to Safely Take Care of Groceries After Grocery Shopping

Tai Chi Exercises at Home

Safety Tips for Shopping at the Grocery Store

Proper Handwashing

 Effects of Stress on Our Bodies

The Power of Positive Self-Talk

Men and Mental Health: Breaking the Stigma

How to Get Moving


Managing Stress and Anxiety

How to Jump Rope