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Visit CDFA website for latest COVID-19 worker safety resources

Did you know that the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) offers Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Food and Agriculture via a web page that is updated regularly? This is part of CDFA’s continuous effort to provide food and agriculture workers and employers with access to the latest information.

Latest updates to the Worker Safety section ( include:

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its Guidance for Agriculture Workers and Employers to include an Agricultural Employer Checklist for Creating a COVID-19 Assessment and Control Plan.

The CDC also now offers guidance on the appropriate use of testing for SARS-CoV-2 and a Testing Strategy for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in High-Density Critical Infrastructure Workplaces after a COVID-19 Case Is Identified, illustrated by a testing strategy flow diagram.

CalOSHA offers COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Agricultural Employers and Employees (Spanish) (Chinese) (Vietnamese), as well as a COVID-19 Daily Checklist for Agricultural Employers (Spanish) and a COVID-19 General Checklist for Agricultural Employers (Spanish).

CalOSHA also offers a video, COVID-19 Infection Prevention Guidance for Agricultural Workers (Spanish) (Mixteco). For these and many more resources that are updated regularly, please visit

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