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University of Illinois Extension serving Franklin, Jackson, Perry, Randolph and Williamson Counties
402 Ava Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)
1212 Route 14 West
Benton, IL 62812
Hours: M–F, 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00 - 1:00 pm)
3764 State Rte 13/127
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
Hours: Mon - Wed, 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00 - 1pm)
313 West Belmont Street
Sparta, IL 62286
Hours: M–Th, 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00 - 1:00 pm)
101-B East DeYoung
Marion, IL 62959
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00 - 1pm)
Nutrition and Wellness
Meat Safety for the Consumer
Basic information on foodborne illnesses, shopping and transporting meat, and ways to handle meats and seafood safely.
A comprehensive discussion of osteoporosis, risk factors, how to prevent it, and establishing a bone healthy diet.
You Can Be Smoke Free
The site includes information about the benefits of quitting, stages of change, addiction, preparing to quit, and breathing exercises.
Fiesta of Flavors
A collection of Hispanic recipes recommended for people with diabetes