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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Normal Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8a.m.-12; 1p.m.-5p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed



COVID-19 Update: 7/07/20

Our office is currently open, however, we are following the below guidelines for the safety of our clients and staff: 

  • Only one person is permitted to enter the office at a time 
  • Facemasks are required for entry
  • Please do not enter if you feel ill 
  • Please maintain a distance of 6ft from others while inside the building

 Thank you for your understanding. Please call our office to determine how we can best meet your needs.

 

CARES Act Funding Information for Small Businesses

Governor Brian P. Kemp and the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provided an overview of the funding allocated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This critical funding will help small businesses keep workers employed during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Find more information about the CARES Act in the links below.

https://www.georgiasbdc.org/georgia-small-business-recovery/

https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2020-04-02/gov-kemp-university-georgias-sbdc-provide-overview-cares-act-funding

 

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Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

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Upcoming Events
  • Apr 19 - Apr 20 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
    • Waynesboro, GA - (138.0 Miles)
  • Apr 19 - Apr 23 Meat & Poultry HACCP--Virtual Workshop This program has been designed to meet the USDA’s training requirements and also is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance, whose goal is to provide standardized training for the meat and poultry industries in HACCP principles. The course curriculum was developed by the American Meat Science Association to help processors understand, develop and apply Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles in their production operations.
    • Virtual Event
  • Apr 20 ServSafe Manager Training Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training’s contact for details.
    • Blakely, GA - (205.0 Miles)
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