June 16, 2020

New CDC COVID-19 Resources Available

In addition to the Interim Guidance for Agriculture Workers and Employers recently released by the CDC and the U.S. Department of Labor, the CDC has made the following resources available for the agriculture industry.

To prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19, agricultural employers can use this checklist to create a COVID-19 assessment and control plan for applying specific preparation, prevention, and management measures. This checklist has been developed based on the Agriculture Workers and Employers Interim Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Labor.

This guidance is intended for people living together in close quarters, such as people who share a small apartment, or for people who live in the same household with large or extended families.

This document presents different testing strategy options for exposed co-workers when public health organizations and employers determine testing is needed to help support existing disease control measures.