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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

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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.

2020 Census Information

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

The mission of Worth County Extension is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. Housed on the edge of Historic Downtown Sylvester, our office is easily accessible for people of all ages to visit. The front door is facing Hwy 82 and Jeffords Park, with parking along the edge of the building on N Westberry Street. On our website, you will find Agricultural & Natural Resource information, what is going on with our 4-H programming, and Family & Consumer Sciences information. 


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
    • Virtual Event
  • 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.
    • Virtual Event
  • 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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