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Jun 30

Health Insurance 101/102--One Session ONLY

3:00 pm EDT

Professor Roberta Riportella, Kansas Health Foundation Professor of Community Health, Kansas State University and Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Madison will host an upcoming webinar about health insurance. She will be teaching using the Health Insurance Smarts curriculum so this webinar serve two purposes:

 1.  You can learn the intricacies of how health insurance is working in this new post Affordable Care Act world, and

2.  This can serve as a model if you wish to use any of the curriculum pieces to teach directly to consumers.

The webinar will focus on the basics of how health insurance works and how to choose a health insurance plan. It will remind us that almost everyone must now be insured, describes sources of health insurance, and explains more fully the how and what of health insurance.It will challenge us to consider the specific benefits you and your family members need, which health care providers you prefer to use, and what health care costs you are comfortable paying.



Roberta Riportella

Jul 02

Find out what you can do to assist in Avian Influenza surveillance and detection efforts

10:00 am EDT

This webinar is hosted by Penn State Extension, but open to all.

Penn State Extension's Director, Dennis Calvin, is requesting that all educators (regardless of program focus) and county staff with Penn State Extension participate in a webinar to find out what you can do to assist our Avian Influence team in surveillance and detection efforts. Avian Influenza is a disease that has the potential to cause a significant economic impact on Pennsylvania’s large poultry industry. As such we need to mobilize Extension’s capacity and networks to make sure we are doing everything possible to protect this important industry. Below is a description of the webinar content to be presented.

Currently there is a High Path Avian Influenza (HPIA) outbreak in the Midwest. Because of the potential for an outbreak in Pennsylvania, we want to make sure everyone is aware of specific protocols for dealing with stakeholder calls and question relating to sick or dying poultry. This webinar presentation by Dr. Eva Pendleton, avian diagnostic veterinarian, and Phillip Clauer, poultry extension specialist, will help you understand what specific action you need to take when you get a sick or dead bird call.

When you view the Program, you will:

  • Learn about the current disease situation
  • Know about the safety of meat and eggs consumption
  • Actions currently being taken in PA
  • Actions poultry owners should take to protect their flocks
  • How you can assist with surveillance and detection efforts


Phillip Clauer

Jul 08

Analytics Webinar

12:00 pm EDT

Digital media is at the front of most marketing and strategic plans for business and organizations. It’s not easy to know how to track the success of your campaigns and your websites which is why keeping up with analytics and trends in optimization is key.

For more information: http://www.extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars

To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wednesday-webinars-registration-11452674257

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