4-H Youth Development
COVID-19 Update (5/3/2020) - Sacramento County 4-H Program
MARCH 16 - MAY 31*
All in-person programming, including, but not limited to club meetings, project meetings, board meetings, club events and are cancelled. Meetings may be held virtually.
*This date may be extended depending on public health guidelines.
STAY HOME & STAY SAFE
For more information on COVID-19 visit: coronavirus.gov
UCANR Staff will be working from home during this period, so all UCANR Offices will be closed through May 31. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to the 4-H staff you usually work with via email.
As you know our offices are in touch with local and state governments, but we’re also under the larger umbrella of University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Following UC-wide protocols, all UC ANR-hosted meetings, events and gatherings of ANY SIZE that are scheduled to take place through May 31, 2020 must be conducted via Zoom, postponed or cancelled.
This includes all in-person programming, meetings and gatherings - whether led by UC ANR employees or volunteers (e.g., 4-H club or project meetings, Master Gardener workshops, Master Food Preserver classes, and Nutrition Education programs, etc.). It also includes program activity being conducted as part of an agreement (MOU) with a partner agency.
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