Cal-OES State Operations Center made a number of surgical masks and cloth masks available for farmworkers and other agricultural employees, with the cloth masks intended specifically for migrant housing facilities. These have shipped to County Ag Commissioners’ (CAC) offices and will be made available according to local needs. This is a one-time emergency shipment to fill the gap while the supply chain catches up with high-volume demand. 

Cory Lunde

On Monday, May 18, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host the next call in a series of weekly private sector calls for updates on the COVID-19 response. As previously stated in Spotlight, the CDC is now conducting private sector calls detailing what the CDC knows and what it is doing in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The CDC plans to host calls every Monday for the foreseeable future.

Sonia Salas

In these hectic times, there is a constant flood of information and updates. As you work to ensure your products are moving as smoothly as possible, here are three quick transportation alerts for your awareness:

FMCSA EXTENDS COVID-19 HOURS-OF-SERVICE EXEMPTIONS TO JUNE 14

Tracey Chow

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