September 24, 2020

Kern and Madera Counties are Latest to Join Housing for Harvest Program

Today, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced the recent addition of Kern County and Madera County to the Housing for the Harvest Program. The program provides temporary housing for agricultural workers who test positive for COVID-19.

As recently reported in Spotlight, the counties of Kern and Madera will be joining the counties of Kings, Riverside, Tulare, Santa Barbara, Fresno and San Joaquin in their fight to meet the housing needs of COVID-positive agricultural workers, by providing temporary hotel housing for self-isolation purposes.

Click here to read the latest full CDFA Housing for the Harvest Program news release.