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By Karla Pomeroy
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Third annual screen-free week starts Monday

 

September 6, 2018



WORLAND — Last year 60 students spent 16-20 hours screen-free as a way to get away from their electronic devices and spend more actual time with family and friends.

Screen-free week is a program through Washakie County Public Health that started three years ago. Public Health Nurse Manager Amanda Heinemeyer said, “The ultimate goal of the program is for students to decrease screen time and have more family time. It’s a chance for children and adults to power down and reconnect with each other and world around them.”

She said the program is open to children ages 3 through eighth grad...



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