San Mateo County Agriculture COVID-19 and Financial Resources
Agriculture is determined to be essential business and therefore exempt form the shelter in place health order. During this health emergency, California has posted the COVID-19 Industry Guidance: Agriculture and Livestock and COVID-19 General Checklist for Agriculture and Livestock Employers to aid you in documenting your steps to protect you and your employees. We have collected additional documents to provide information and forms to prevent the spread of COVID in your workplace.
Click here for Information about Vaccines for Food and Ag Sector workers in San Mateo county
Guidance Plans for Farm Owners
Onsite COVID-19 Testing and Education
Farmworker COVID-19 Educational Materials
Farmworker Social Distancing (English/Spanish)
Feeling Sick? Link to SMC testing sites (English/Spanish)
Contact Tracing Information (English/Spanish)
Wear A Mask (English/Spanish)
Stay Isolated If You Test Positive (English/Spanish)
Farmworker COVID-19 Educational Short Videos
COVID-19 and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
COVID-19 and Health Insurance
COVID-19 Medical Help Options (Spanish)
Informational Flyers for Posting
COVID-19 and Agricultural Financial Support
Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program - Reimburse expenses paid 2020-2022 fiscal year by certified/transitional organic operations.
California FarmLink - Equitable access for people of color, women, immigrants, and beginners to establish themselves in California agriculture.
Farm to School Grant - applications close Jan 10, 2022
CCOF Organic Producer Grants - for economic hardship in 2021
USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) - USDA's Farm Service Agency will begin accepting applications on May 26, 2020 for producers who have suffered 5% or greater price decline or who had loses due to market supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 and face additional significant market costs. Please check the website for the list of eligible commodities as well as other details.