March 11, 2020 - 2:48pm -- armstrong.133@o...

Updated March 12, 2020

There has been a recent confirmation of the coronavirus in the state of Ohio leading to public health concerns related to disease transmission. As a result, The Ohio State University has been proactively implementing protocols for ensuring the safety and health for our students and clientele. After consultation with the college and university leadership, the following programs have been either postponed or cancelled. We are following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control, Ohio Department of Health, and the university in being aggressively proactive to prevent the potential spread of communicable respiratory illness.

We understand this may cause an inconvenience to you, but please know that your health and the health of our community at-large is our biggest priority. We will be postponing or cancelling gatherings, face-to-face programming, and meetings through March 30 to provide time for additional vigilance as we learn more about how this virus is affecting Ohioans.

  • CANCELED March 12 - 4-H Committee meeting
  • CANCELED March 14 - Ohio 4-H Conference
  • CANCELED March 15 - Food & Fashion Board meeting
  • CANCELED March 16 - Camp Counselor Training
  • CANCELED March 19 - East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • CANCELED March 29 - 4-H Super Sunday
    • The QA portion ONLY has been rescheduled to May 16 in the Main Arena at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Session starts at 10:00 a.m. Doors close at 10:10 a.m.
    • The 1.50 training for advisors has been rescheduled to April 14 at 6:00 p.m. at the Extension office.
  • RESCHEDULED March 23 4-H Quality Assurance to April 23 in the Main Arena at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 6:00 p.m. Session starts at 6:30 p.m. Doors close at 6:40 p.m.

4-H clubs are encouraged to reschedule any meetings/gatherings scheduled for March.

The April 15 4-H enrollment deadline remains.

Future programming will be evaluated as we receive additional information from the state.

Programming updates will be announced on our Facebook page as well as our Events tab.

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For up-to-date information on the coronavirus and how to prevent its spread, please visit:

Ohio Department of Heath


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)