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  1. Holmes County FCS Educator, Kate Shumaker Will Offer Live, Online Office Hours

    Jun. 05, 2020

    OSU Extension offices may be temporarily closed at their physical locations, but our virtual offices and our home work spaces are still going strong. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all our lives and often raised more questions than we have answers. While so many are staying home, concerns with family, food, money, health and more become issues. OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences can help by providing information and resources for building Healthy People, Healthy Finances and Healthy Relationships.

  2. Holmes County 4-H COVID-19 Updates

    Jun. 05, 2020

    click to be directed to Holmes County 4-H timeline of COVID-19 updates:

  3. OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns

    Jun. 05, 2020

    To do our part in reducing risk to Ohio State University Extension employees or clientele, we have implemented a teleworking plan effective immediately, and all OSU Extension offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

    Official Press Release

  4. The Love Center

    Jun. 05, 2020

  5. Start Simple with MyPlate

    Jun. 05, 2020

    Meet healthy eating goals one at a time! Use the Start Simple with MyPlate app to pick simple daily food goals, see real-time progress, and earn badges along the way. This easy-to-use app can help you make positive changes. Healthy eating can help you achieve a healthier life overall. Get started with Start Simple with MyPlate!

  6. Do you have a Financial Question? Ohio State University Extension Can Help

    Apr. 10, 2020

    If you have a financial question. You’re not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the loss of jobs has greatly affected families and their communities. For others, it is declining health along with inadequate health insurance coverage that puts their economic well-being and quality of life at risk. Whatever the situation, we are here to help.

  7. Join the Spring 2020 Email Wellness Challenge!

    Mar. 26, 2020

    What: Email messages 2/week; Health tracking log; Encouraging tips
    When: April 6, 2020 – May 18, 2020
    Who: Any adult with an email
    Why: To learn tips about time (time management, priority time, “me” time, screen time, party time, mealtime and more
    Cost: No charge – participation is free

    Sign up for the It’s All About Time Challenge at:

  8. Holmes County 4-H COVID-19 Updates & Directives

    Mar. 17, 2020

    Please view the letter for the latest meeting cancellations and postponements.

    COVID-19 Update Holmes Co. 4-H

  9. Pond Safety Kits

    Mar. 05, 2020

    Enjoy your pond even more knowing you have the safety equipment needed for rescue! More information

  10. Cooking With Kate - Cooks Choice!

    Mar. 05, 2020

    Looking for recipe ideas? Join Kate Shumaker at "Cooking with Kate" to watch recipes prepared before a live audience. Samples will be served!

    Details and Registration Form