COVID-19 Resources for Agriculture Workers and Employers Available – Vegetable Crops Hotline

COVID-19 Resources for Agriculture Workers and Employers Available

As we continue to move toward harvest for many of our produce crops, numbers of workers will continue to increase on produce farms. Management of worker health has been, and continues to be, critical to insuring that farms have adequate labor.

The following are a few resources available to growers as they continue to monitor and manage worker health:

1.  Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Labor:

Joint guidance for agriculture workers and employers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Available at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-agricultural-workers.html.

2. Indiana State Department of Health:

Spanish and English versions of guidance documents are online at https://www.in.gov/isdh/23276.htm.

a. Guidance for Migrant Farm Workers, Labor Camps Operators and their Employer

b. Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (poster)

c. Stop the Spread of Germs Like COVID-19 (poster)

3. Purdue Extension:

Management of Farm Labor During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Publication FS-38-W) available from the Education Store at https://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/FS/FS-38-W.pdf.  A companion video may be viewed in the resource section at www.SafeProduceIN.com

 

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