Clayton County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Clayton County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies. Read about some of the ways ISU Extension meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make our county a better place to live. You’ll be amazed at what we do.

Clayton County ISU Extension & Outreach office will open to the public on Monday May 18, 2020.  

We take serving Iowans seriously, and we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff. We will be taking precautions to ensure the safety of staff and the public. Please stay home if you have had a fever or feel sick and contact us by phone 563-245-1451 or email us at xclayton@iastate.edu  

 

May 4-H Family Newsletter

 
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County News

April 7, 2020

Social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine: the changes from COVID-19 can be hard to handle. However, Iowans can turn to Iowa Concern for help, says Tammy Jacobs, coordinator for the long-time service from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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March 24, 2020

Iowa 4-H Youth Development is committed to providing youth and their families with research-based, accessible online learning opportunities. A collection of online educational resources for K-12 youth audiences is available on the 4-H At Home Learning Resources webpage. These engaging educational resources from the local, state and national 4-H program are available for all youth and their families to further explore project area learning virtually.

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March 24, 2020

The Clayton County 4-H Omelet Brunch & Silent Auction was held March 15 at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader. This annual event is sponsored by the 4-H County Council and Extension 4-H & Youth Development Committee.  This event is a one of the ways 4-H members showcase their program and the youth & volunteers who make it happen. 543 people were served omelets, toast, muffins, applesauce, milk, coffee and orange juice. Sixty-seven items were donated for the auction by clubs, members, families and 4-H alumni raised $2892. 

March 24, 2020

COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus, has been in the news around the world and now is a rapidly developing public health situation in the United States. COVID-19 infection can show up two to 14 days after contracting the virus, and people with the infection may show symptoms including fever, cough and shortness of breath.

March 18, 2020

Thirty-six 4-H members from Delaware, Clayton, Fayette, and Winneshiek County visited the Iowa Hall of Pride and the State of Iowa Capital in Des Moines on March 10. The Iowa Hall of Pride started with a great Iowa History lesson and why we should be Iowa Proud. Next, 4-H-ers participated in a scavenger hunt and learned about many famous Iowans. There are many interactive exhibits that challenged the youth in both cognitive and physical ways.

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