Guide for 4-H Club and Project Meetings: COVID-19 Mitigation
A 4-H volunteer is responsible for the health and wellness of the members, parents, and other volunteers who participate in theirprogram. The COVID-19 virus pandemic requires social distancing and other mitigation efforts for youth and familiesto keep everyone safe and healthy. This guide introduces best practices for preventing contamination between participants.
Virtual 4-H meetings can help keep 4-H members connected and on track with their 4-H projects. A virtual 4-H meeting may feel different than in-person programming. As with in-person programming, there are best practices for keeping youth safe. This guidance is prepared to help you reduce potential risks for virtual meetings which have their own unique considerations.
Virtual 4-H meetings can help keep 4-H members connected and on track with their 4-H projects. The internet, in general, and social media specifically, can offer a sense of connectedness to those friends and family members with whom we are not able to connect during the quarantine. This is not to say that young people should have carte blanche to engage unrestricted online. However, instead here are a few things to consider ensuring that children are kept safe while engaging in social media.