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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

Due to public health concerns and following guidance from county government, our office is closed to the public.

Our hours of operation will remain the same and we will be available for education and testing services.

Please call the office for assistance or more information. 912-568-7138.

 

 


The Wheeler County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. We are dedicated to helping people in our community find answers to questions related to the following areas:

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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 19 - Aug 20 Southwest District 4-H Update Staff Training Tifton, GA - (63.0 Miles)
  • Aug 20 - Aug 21 Southeast District 4-H Update Staff Training Statesboro, GA - (60.0 Miles)
  • Aug 21 Child Passenger Safety This class provides instruction on the importance and proper use of car seats and safety belts for children when riding in vehicles. The class is open to all parents regardless of financial status or residency. However, qualified participants (Burke County resident who is WIC, PeachCare, or Medicaid eligible) will receive a free car seat or booster seat that meets the needs of their child. Please note that there is a two seat per family limit. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Waynesboro, GA - (82.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Precision Ag Specialist Precision Ag Specialist Simerjeet "Simer" Virk is now an assistant professor and precision agriculture Extension specialist at UGA-Tifton. By Josh Paine | Published: 8/13/2020
  • No insect apocalypse No insect apocalypse Long-term ecological site study shows no net insect changes By Josh Paine | Published: 8/11/2020
  • COVID-19 Cell Immunity COVID-19 Cell Immunity First study to show taste bud cell immunity from contact with virus particle. By Charlene Betourney | Published: 8/10/2020
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