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Southwind District

Erie Office

111 South Butler
Erie, KS 66733
Fax:  620-244-3829

Fort Scott Office

210 South National
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Fax:  620-223-0332

Iola Office

1006 N. State St.
Iola, KS 66749
Fax:  620-365-7944

Yates Center Office

211 W. Butler
Yates Center, KS  66783
Fax:  620-625-8645
Effective June 1, 2023
all offices will be open
8 am to 4:30 pm and 
closed from 12 to 12:30 pm for lunch.



Walk Kansas 2023 - March 26 thru May 20

Walk Kansas is a team-based program that will help you and others lead a healthier life.  Join this program and:

  • Be more active with friends and family,
  • Make better nutrition choices, and
  • Walk away your stress!
New this year: Walk Kansas participants will be able to participate in an online "Med instead of Meds" class series on Wednesdays at noon during weeks 2-7!

If you are interested in eating the Mediterranean way but not sure where to start, this class series is perfect for you. Classes focus on the 7 Simple Steps to eating the Med Way. Each session will explore 1-2 simple steps, a mindfulness skill, and features Med Way recipes from medinsteadofmeds.com.

Print resources are listed below:

For Team Captains:  Captain Guide

For Participants: Participant Guide, Daily Log

For Everyone: Walk Kansas Activity Guide, Spanish Walk Kansas Activity Guide

Guess what?  There's an app for that!  You'll need to register online first, then you can use it to log minutes, chat with your team, and more!

IOS Instructions

Android Instructions

If you have questions about Walk Kansas, please call Clara Wicoff: 620-365-2242, or email: clarawicoff@ksu.edu

Med Instead of Meds

A new feature of Walk Kansas this year will be the opportunity to participate in the "Med Instead of Meds" weekly webinars which will be offered exclusively to Walk Kansas participants! Through these webinars, we will explore the seven steps to eating the Med way. Learn to improve your health with pans instead of pills - Mediterranean style! To take advantage of this new feature, be sure to get signed up for Walk Kansas by March 26th at www.WalkKansas.org. After you register for Walk Kansas, check the "Resources" section for more details and a registration link for the webinars offered during weeks 2-7 of the program on Wednesdays at noon. These will be recorded for those who cannot watch the webinars live.

Med instead of Meds infographic

Clara Wicoff Headshot

Clara Wicoff

Southwind District Extesion Agent Nutrition, Food, and Health
Southwind District - Iola
1006 N. State St, Iola, KS 66749
Phone: 620-365-2242