Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the Time of COVID-19

June 02, 2020
In response to PPE shortages due to the COVID-19 crisis, the CDC, NIOSH Agricultural Centers, and state agencies have developed guidance to assist employers and workers in conserving existing supplies and identifying alternate protection when necessary.

Disinfection and Sanitation for COVID-19 at the Worksite

June 02, 2020
The CDC recommends that farm owners and operators develop sanitation protocols and procedures for daily cleaning and sanitation of worksites, including shared spaces, tools, equipment, and vehicles used by farmworkers, following CDC guidance on cleaning methods. 

What to Do If an Employee Has COVID-19

June 02, 2020
To protect the health of your workers and reduce the risk of infection at your worksite, it is important to talk to your employees and keep an eye on them in case they start to show symptoms at work.

COVID-19 Overview

COVID-19 Overview FAQs
  • What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
  • People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms, from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms typically appear within 2–14 days of exposure, though some people may never develop symptoms (also known as “asymptomatic”).

COVID-19 Farmworker Survey Collaboration

April 15, 2020
The California Institute for Rural Studies (CIRS) is leading a broad coalition of researchers and farmworker advocates to collect data on how COVID-19 is affecting farmworkers.