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Healthy Winters

Winter brings challenges to those living in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. Find out how to dress for wind chill and snow, travel safely, keep your animals warm, reduce energy costs, and more.

Staying Safe This Winter — How to dress for snow and cold temperatures, avoid slips and falls, and stay safe while you travel. English | español

Keep Your Home Safe and Warm During the Winter — Follow these steps to manage heating costs and ensure your family’s safety. English | español

Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule Helps You Keep the Heat on in the Winter — Apply for a Cold Weather Rule plan before you start struggling with your heating bill this winter. English | español

Winter Weather Tips for the Animals in Our Care — Give thought to caring for your pets, inside and out, and livestock.

Related Resources

Healthy Holidays — GetĀ help to rethink some of your holiday traditions, and minimize unnecessary stress and expenses during the holiday season.

Winter Impacts — Extreme cold can endanger people, pets, and farm animals. Extension can help.

AnswerLine — Are you looking for reliable, research-based answers to your everyday weather questions? Call AnswerLine today: 1-800-854-1678.
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