Date: Mar 12, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Newsom announced that California public health officials issued an updated policy on gatherings to protect public health and slow the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). As a result, Western Growers will be postponing the Harassment Prevention Public Sessions until summer 2020. 

"The state’s public health experts have determined that gatherings should be postponed or canceled across the state until at least the end of March. Non-essential gatherings must be limited to no more than 250 people, while smaller events can proceed only if the organizers can implement social distancing of 6 feet per person," Newsom said in his statement. 

Western Growers hopes to commence the Public Sessions in the summer across California and Arizona in the following locations: 

  • Camarillo / Oxnard
  • Chico
  • Fresno
  • Imperial
  • Irvine
  • Sacramento
  • Salinas
  • Santa Maria
  • St. Helena
  • Yuma

For additional information and/or updates on the virus's impact on Western Growers Public Sessions, feel free to contact Anna Bilderbach at (949) 379-3889.

Click here to read Governor Newsom's full statement. 

WG Staff Contact

Chardae Heim
Communications Coordinator
949-469-0428

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