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Here are some changes you can make that will help you manage until things return to
Nashville, Ark. – Are you experiencing job loss? Is so, you are not alone. Many Americans
are finding themselves suddenly without a steady income due to Covid-19. The financial
hardships and stress caused by job loss can be overwhelming. You can reduce your anxiety
by taking charge of the situation now.
If you have been laid off due to Covid-19, contact the unemployment agency
to see if you qualify for unemployment benefits. Call the hotline 24/7 at 844-908-2178.
Apply online at EZARK https://www.dws.arkansas.gov/unemployment/ezarc/. Applicants can apply online or call the hotline. Avoid in-person visits to your
local office if possible. For more information, visit the Arkansas Department of Workforce
Let’s explore some changes you can make that will help you manage until
things return to normal.
Managing the stress and hardship of a reduced income is not easy. There are no easy
answers. Remember, you are the same person as before but with a reduced cash flow.
You will get through this!
If you would like additional information and educational resources to help you through
this time of financial crisis, check out our website at https://www.uaex.uada.edu/life-skills-wellness/personal-finance or call the Howard County Extension office at 870-845-7517. Our office continues
to stay open to provide research information to people in the county. If you have
questions we can answer, feel free to call us!
Who doesn’t love Chicken and Dumplings? These dumplings only need 4 ingredients. Drop
them into hot chicken broth mixture and cook for 15 minutes. Buy a whole chicken or
thighs, cook and debone to save money! Once cooked, you can freeze extra chicken in
one cup serving sizes to use in separate meals. This recipe is from USDA ChooseMyPlate
website at https://www.choosemyplate.gov/myplatekitchen/recipes which has hundreds of tried and true, great tasting, low cost recipes.
2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/3 cup water
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
1 cup chicken, cooked and diced
¼ salt, optional
Dash of pepper
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons skim milk
Mix 2 Tablespoons flour and water in a pan until smooth. Slowly stir in broth. Cook
over medium heat until thickened. Add chicken, salt and pepper.
To make the dumplings: Combine 1/3 cup flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl.
Stir in milk until dough forms. Drop dumpling dough from a tablespoon into gently
boiling chicken mixture.
Cover pan tightly and cook slowly for 15 minutes without lifting lid.
Yield: 2 servings
By Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff ChairThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff Chair U of A Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service 421 N. Main St, Nashville AR 71852 (870) 845-7517 email@example.com
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