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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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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update: All Extension face-to-face programming and events have been canceled or postponed through April 24. Read the full announcement from UGA Extension in the attached notice.

The Ware County Extension Office is now closed, and agents and staff are telecommuting until further notice. Soil samples may be left in the designated box outside of our office door. Please use a provided envelope and slide your payment under the door. Contact Carrie if you have any questions.

We can be reached via email and phone at our office number, which will be forwarded.
Telephone: 912-287-2456

You may also contact Carrie Vanderver, Ware County Extension Coordinator, (706) 340-5310 or

While it is not at all "business as usual," we want to assure you UGA Extension is committed to doing all we can to be a part of the solution in this unique situation. UGA Extension offers resources on sanitizing your home, hand washing, emergency food supplies, and keeping farm operations running. Please visit for more information.

Public Notice

Through the University of Georgia’s 17 Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and Department of Community Affairs (DCA), the state has launched an information website to provide guidance on accessing a variety of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) programs.

Beginning April 6, these state partners will host a series of web-based information sessions tailored to each region of the state. In addition, SBDC will be available to assist businesses, where necessary.

Follow the link below, for more information on these web sessions, lending partners, etc. See comments for a link to the full press release from Governor Brian Kemp's office.

We're working with Governor Brian Kemp, the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to provide education and resources on the funding allocated for small businesses by the CARES Act.

What is UGA Extension?

UGA Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. UGA Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in local communities through county Extension offices. UGA Extension is a county, state and federal funded organization supported by specialists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

For more information on our main program areas, see our pages on:

Agriculture & Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development

Family & Consumer Sciences

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