The Second Question: Insight, Resources, Connections

1. Help your child manage their behavior with this workshop. Or visit this website for your birth to three child behavior needs.  
County public health officials urge people across the state to take precautions as temperatures and air quality reach potentially unhealthy levels. The National Weather Service is predicting weather that could bring prolonged wildfire smoke exposure to communities in The Dalles area. Smoke levels can rise and fall depending on weather factors including wind direction. Public health officials urge all Oregonians to take the following precautions to avoid health problems during hot, smoky conditions.
Health for Your Whole Life community events gathered this week from around the web to help your income, family and health. 
This is the first addition in what we hope will be a long series of sharing Oregon and Southwest Washington's most interesting community service news and events on YouTube. We hope you enjoy! Special thanks to Dena, Curtis and Jon for your talent!
The New York Times covered a recent study that found 98 percent of Americans have access to the Internet, but "roughly 20 percent of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work and school, or by mobile device."
Tips for healthy kids, getting a job and education.   [View the story "Aug 16: Health for Your Whole Life news and events" on Storify]
According to a study from Attendance Works and ECONorthwest, 30% of kindergarteners are chronically absent. But the good news is there are many ways that the community can ensure their kindergartener’s success this school year.
The school events keep coming. And we'll have even more next week. Also, an important health fair and interesting classes.  [View the story "Aug 14: The week's top community service news and events" on Storify]  
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One of my absolute favorite parts of being the Military Liaison for 211Info is working Veteran Stand Downs. I have spoken with over 1200 Oregon Veterans this year through these amazing events. Yet, finding them all in one place can be tough.   These “hand-up” veteran specific self sufficiency fairs create a space for finding: The closest VA resources and information Housing and utility assistance On-site services such as emergency dental, vision, medical checkups, haircuts, and
Job loss is the number one reason people call 211info. So, it makes sense that you should know what to know if you or someone you know gets laid off. It's tough to have a clear head when your heart is racing and your mind is going a mile a minute when you get the bad news. But we hope you keep these tips in mind from AARP: