There has been a recent confirmation of the coronavirus in the state of Ohio leading to public health concerns related to disease transmission. As a result, The Ohio State University has been proactively implementing protocols for insuring the safety and health for our students and clientele.  After consultation with the college and university leadership, most OSU Extension programs will be either postponed and rescheduled or cancelled. We are following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control, Ohio Department of Health, and the university in being aggressively proactive to prevent the potential spread of communicable respiratory illness.

We understand this may cause an inconvenience to you, but please know that your health and the health of our community at-large is our biggest priority. We will be postponing or cancelling gatherings, face-to-face programming, and meetings through May 15 to provide time for additional vigilance as we learn more about how this virus is affecting Ohioans.

For up-to-date information on the coronavirus and how to prevent its spread, please visit:

Ohio Department of Heath

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)—Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention (CDC)


Dining with Diabetes

Ohio State University Extension and the Coshocton Regional Medical Center will be offering Dining with Diabetes, a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. In a series of four classes, cooking demonstrations will help participants learn healthy techniques to use in their own kitchens. The program includes sampling healthy foods and discussion with a dietitian or certified diabetes educator about skills to manage diabetes.

Dining with Diabetes will be held the four Monday evenings of June (June 8, 15, 22, 29) from 5:30-7:30 pm at Coshocton Regional Medical Center, 1460 Orange Street, Coshocton.  The cost of the program is $20 per person and includes all four classes, educational handouts, and small sized meals that feature a variety of recipes. You are encouraged to also register a support person to attend with you for an additional $5 total. Classes will be taught by Emily Marrison, OSU Extension educator; Kate Shumaker, OSU Extension educator and registered dietitian; Christine Kendle, OSU Extension educator and registered dietitian; and Cindy Hillbish, registered dietitian with the Coshocton County Health Department.

Those with diabetes or pre-diabetes and their family members or caretakers are encouraged to attend. Paid registration is required by March 23. Registration is limited to 20 participants. To register visit or contact OSU Extension at 740-622-2265 for more information. You can also print you own registration form and mail it to us: 724 S 7th Street, Room 110 Coshocton, OH 43812