Monthly archives of “November 2011

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Talkin’ Turkey Safety

Untold thousands of turkeys will be prepared for Thanksgiving dinner this year. Safe turkey preparation requires special knowledge since it is a large item that is typically frozen prior to cooking and, with the exception of holidays, is not commonly prepared. Here are some helpful tips:

What’s the best way to thaw frozen turkey? Read More

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November 17th is The Great American Smokeout!

Are you thinking about quitting smoking? Have you tried before and been unsuccessful? Join millions of Americans this month around a common quit date. The Great American Smokeout encourages smokers to set up a quit plan and quit together on the third Thursday of November. This year, the quit date is Thursday, November 17th. Get the support and guidance you need to kick the habit with cessation resources available to you.

The Free & Clear Quit for Life Program is here to help you every step of the way. Log on to your myODS account to learn more*.

The Oregon Quit Line offers numerous resources online and via phone. Call (784.8669) or log on to

*Services may not be included in all benefit plans.