Health & Human Services Upcoming Events

HHS Upcoming Events

ServSafe educates food service workers about food safety. It focuses of five aspects: foodborne microorganisms and allergens, personal hygiene, purchasing/receiving/storage, preparing/cooking/serving, and facilities/cleaning/sanitation/managing pests.
  • When: March 8th from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Where: Purdue Polytechnic Building-Shine Room
  • Registration Due: February 29th
  • Online registration at https://cvent.me/2We4Mk is preferred.
For more information, contact Janet Steffens at jsteffens@purdue.edu or call the Purdue Extension Floyd County Office at (812)-948-5470.

Dining with Diabetes

Nutrition and physical activity are keys to managing your type 2 diabetes. But where do you start? The Dining with Diabetes program can help! Dining with Diabetes consists of four sessions and a reunion. Adults with type 2 diabetes (or who are at risk) are invited to participate. Family members, caregivers, and support persons may attend too.

  • When: Tuesdays - March 12th, 19th, 26th & April 2nd from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 
  • Where: Purdue Technology Center (3000 Technology Ave., New Albany, IN 47150)
  • Cost: $40 for each participants or $65 for two individuals from the same household that can share materials.

Registration for the class is due March 4th. Register online at https://cvent.me/oLvRdN

For additional information, contact Janet Steffens at jsteffens@purdue.edu or call the Floyd County Extension Office at (812)-948-5470.

Pressure canner dial gauges should be checked for accuracy every year! Dial gauges can be tested at the Floyd County Extension Office.

Testing is performed on Presto dial-gauge pressure canners only.
Weighted gauges do NOT need to be tested.

Click here for more information.