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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Harris County COVID-19 Updates

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose challenges and is likely to remain a concern for the foreseeable future. Harris County’s response to this hazard remains an evolving situation. As a Harris County department, our main concern will always be for the safety and well-being of our staff and the clientele we diligently serve.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Harris County stands prepared and ready to respond to this, and all other crises. All actions taken are necessary to continue to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, reduce the burden on our healthcare system, and provide researchers more time to learn about this virus and create strategies to combat and defeat it.

Please continue to check our website for up-to-date information and event information, including event cancellations and rescheduling of canceled events.

Harris County Covid Gauge

The current COVID-19 Threat Level:

Level 3 – Moderate – Stay Vigilant Unless Fully Vaccinated

Level 3 signifies a moderate, but controlled level of COVID-19 in Harris County, meaning a further demonstrated reduction in transmission and the local health care system is well within capacity. Unvaccinated individuals should continue to mask and physically distance. Fully vaccinated individuals should mask or physically distance where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.

The following actions are being taken regarding AgriLife educational programs and face-to-face meetings related to COVID-19:

o   AgriLife educational programs and face-to-face meetings have resumed with limited capacity.

o   Virtual educational programming continues to be offered.

o  Our physical office is open to the public and our office hours remain 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday.

Additional resources are available at https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus



 




    • Vision:  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be the leader in providing science-based information and solutions in agriculture and health to every Texan.

 

    • Mission:  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service works daily to make Texas better by providing innovative solutions at the intersection of agriculture, natural resources, youth, and health, thereby improving the well-being of individuals, families, businesses, and communities through education and service.

 

    • Shared Values:  We value People, Programs, and Partnerships.

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