Situation: Per the Centers for Disease Control, 48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne illness in the United States each year. Foodborne illness can be prevented in many cases by practicing safe food ... READ MORE
Situation: The Master Gardener Program (MG) is a volunteer organization comprised of individuals who have an interest in gardening and preserving natural resources. To become a MG volunteer in Osceola and Orange Counties, participants are required ... READ MORE
G. Murza. UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL.
Situation: In 2012, the rate of jail admissions in Florida was just under 6,000/100,000, slightly higher than the national figures (Vera Institute of Justice). The average length ... READ MORE
FIT (FOREVER IMPROVING THROUGH) WELLNESS SERIES
G. Murza. UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL
Situation: In Osceola County, 37% of adults are overweight and another 29% are obese. While 90% of residents have access to adequate ... READ MORE