SAFE Program Funding Renewed

In the summer of 2022, WCAHS received funding from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to continue COVID-19 outreach and training with community and industry partners through June 2023.

Trainings Help Employers Adapt to Changing COVID-19 Prevention Regulations

COVID-19 safety continues to be a priority in workplaces throughout California as more people receive their vaccines. Still, employers and supervisors have many questions about best practices and state regulations as they design their COVID-19 prevention plans. AgSafe and the UC Davis Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety are hosting free trainings that can help.

2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

Effective March 29, 2021, employers with 26 or more employees are required to provide up to 80 hours of COVID-19 related sick leave from January 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021.

Benefits & Leave


All California workers, regardless of immigration status, have the right to a safe and healthy workplace. Workers’ rights and benefits are provided by different agencies based on the situation and some are specific to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important that workers inform their employer as soon as possible if they were diagnosed or may have been exposed to COVID-19. 

UC Davis Launches $3 Million Project to Improve Farmworker COVID Safety

Funded by a $3 million contract with the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, the project provides workers, growers, farm labor contractors, community groups and others the training and safety information they need to reduce farmworkers’ risk of contracting COVID-19.