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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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Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the census self-response has been extended to October 31. Complete it today by mail, telephone or online.

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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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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 29 Oh No I'm Allergic This is a childcare training for childcare providers and staff to share best practices for tackling &adapting to food allergies for menu planning and meal preparation. This training will also share innovated and healthy ways to diversify childcare center menus. This will be a virtual training on October 29, 2020 from 6:15pm -8:15pm. The cost for this program will be $10.00. Pay method: PayPal. Me/Chathamcounty4 Mail Check to: 17 Minus Ave. Garden City GA 31408
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  • Nov 2 Adding Financial Power to Your Week-Virtual Series Session 1-Making a Plan: Life Insurance & Retirement with Joan Koonce, PhD This virtual series will be held via Zoom each Monday (except 11/23) in November at 2PM. Join in and learn ways to add financial power to your week.
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  • Nov 3 Parenting Education Week 5 The Gateway Center and UGA Crisp County Extension are working together to bring you a parenting workshop! This class is perfect for foster parents or needed education hours for parents. Topics include: The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting, Ages and Stages of Growth Infants and Toddlers, Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children & Teens, Communication, Building Self-Worth in Children, Understanding Feelings, Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values, and Rules, Praising Children and their Behavior, Alternatives to Spanking, and Learning Positive Ways to deal with Stress and Anger. Register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocOGrqzwiHdK8Md5ur6qJQ4yOz5KC-3w6 to get the information.
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