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ISU Extension & Outreach's mission is to provide education and build partnerships designed to solve today's problems and prepare for the future. We do this by being everywhere for Iowans. ISU Extension and Outreach serve a 99-county campus, connecting the needs of Iowans with Iowa State University research and resources.  Staff, volunteers, and visitors are asked to follow the Center for Disease Control guidelines of social distancing, respiratory etiquette, handwashing, contact tracking, and other prevention efforts posted with signs throughout the office. For more information please contact ISU Extension & Outreach - Fayette County, 563-425-3331, or xfayette@iastate.edu

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County News

May 2, 2021

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine later this month. The sessions will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of medical experts.

April 30, 2021

Fayette County Extension and Outreach seeks a 4-H and Youth Summer Program Assistant responsible for assisting and promoting the 4-H and Youth program for 8-10 weeks, maximum 40 hours per week, during the summer. General duties will include: organizing and conducting county day camps in several communities in the county, assisting with fair activities and other related duties.

February 23, 2021

ISU Extension and Outreach in Fayette County has an exciting opening for a Youth Outreach Educator. This is an opportunity to join our team if you are an individual with a passion for working with youth of all ages, great volunteers, and networking with others! The position averages 40 hours per week divided between the Bremer and Fayette County Extension Office’s during the school year and up to 40 hours per week for 12 weeks during the summer in Fayette County. Typical hours will be daytime including afterschool, but some nights and weekends are required.

April 8, 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.  With a toll-free phone number, live chat capabilities and a website, Iowa Concern services are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week at no charge. Iowa Concern provides access to stress counselors and an attorney for legal education, as well as information and referral services for a wide variety of topics.

February 4, 2020

The current outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus originated in China but has now spread internationally, impacting an increasing number of countries. In the coming days and weeks, we expect more confirmed cases in the United States, including more person-to-person spread. The goal of an aggressive ongoing public health response is to prevent spread of this virus in the community in the United States.
 

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