Category: Pulling Together for Wellness

 WIC Fruit and Vegetable Benefits Increase to $35.00, What?! YES!

The purpose of the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Program, commonly referred to as “WIC”, is to support and improve the nutrition of pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children.  In Washington State, starting June 1, the fruit and vegetable benefits for WIC participants will rise to $35.00 per participant […]


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Getting your Flu shot could be more Important than ever as COVID-19 is still spreading

During this pandemic, the last thing we need is to start an outbreak of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and seasonal flu on top of COVID-19.  CDC recommends that all people 6 months and older get a yearly flu vaccine.  While it’s not possible to say with certainty what will happen in the fall and winter, […]


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Ending Vaping the Way it Starts: A Social Cessation Solution for Teens

REGISTER for this Webinar Here For more information: rescueagency.com/webinars ICYMI: According to a recent study in JAMA Pediatrics, 45% of teens who vape want to quit. These teens need help and support to quit successfully, but they may not feel ready to enroll in a traditional cessation program. Plus, it’s hard to face a problem […]


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Tribes in Washington State and Nationally Concerned About Maternal Mortality

by Cindy Gamble In our Indigenous traditions, the creation of new life is a sacred act, to be respected and protected. This includes the time of a person’s pregnancy, and the first year of life and parenthood for the baby and parent respectively. When we are unable to protect our mothers and babies, it is […]


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