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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.

COVID-19 Resources

Take the 2020 Census

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.

2020 Census Information

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

COVID-19 Information  

COVID-19 Food Safety and Sanitation FAQs

EL CORONAVIRUS COVID-19, LA SEGURIDAD EN LA COMIDA Y LA DESINFECCION

Suggested Resources to Educate & Entertain Youth  

 

Access to Crisis Services

Georgia Crisis and Access Links

Emergency Resources for Mental Health and Covid-19

For immediate access to routine or crisis services, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225. GCAL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year to help you or someone you care for in a crisis. GCAL professionals will:

* Provide telephonic crisis intervention services
* Dispatch mobile crisis teams
* Assist individuals in finding an open crisis or detox bed across the State
* Link individuals with urgent appointment services

In addition, GCAL will help you to access a State Funded provider in your area in a non-emergency as well.

A nationally accredited Health Care Call Center, crisis center, and partner in the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the Behavioral Health Link Crisis call Center is proud to operate the Georgia Crisis and Access Line.

 

Shelter in Place Activities and Information Websites

CDC

Disater & Emergency Information for Kids Shelter|Ready.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Office of the Inspector General - COVID-19

 

Fun activities for Adults and Kids

The Globe Observer Program - Help with the Tree Challenge 2020, by counting trees in your ares.  April 1 to April 30, 2020.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and the 25th Anniversary of the GLOBE program by making every tree count!

 

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
 
We translate the science of everyday living for families, farmers, and communities to foster a healthy and prosperous Georgia.

Location

Lumpkin County, is located in the foothills of the Northeast Georgia mountains and the famous Appalachian Trail, we are approximately 70 miles north east of Atlanta.
 
Thank you for visiting! We hope our site will provide you with the information you need.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Address & Phone

UGA Extension Lumpkin County
26 Johnson Street, Suite A
Dahlonega, GA 30533
(706) 864-2275
(706) 864-8055 - fax
Email: uge1187@uga.edu

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