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. 

 Guidance Plans for Farm Owners

 COVID-19 Guidance Plan: Agriculture and Livestock

 Agriculture COVID-19 Checklist

 CalOSHA Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention 

 San Mateo County Health Guidance for Farm Owners

 Department of Public Health Guidance for Face Coverings

COVID-19 and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Gloves for Handling Pesticides (English)

Gloves for Handling Pesticides (Spanish)

N95 Alternatives During COVID-19 (English)

N95 Alternatives During COVID-19 (Spanish)

COVID-19 and Health Insurance

What to do if you have symptoms, but no health insurance (English)

What to do if you have symptoms, but no health insurance (Spanish)

COVID-19 Medical Help Options (Spanish)

Informational Flyers for Posting

UC Davis Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Resources

COVID-19 Safety Tips (English)

COVID-19 Safety Tips (Spanish)

Safely Returning Home from Work During COVID-19 (English)

Safely Returning Home from Work During COVID-19 (Spanish)

COVID-19 and Agricultural Financial Support

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.

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources 

List of Financial and other resources from the San Mateo County Agricultural Ombudsman

General Resources

California Department of Food and Agriculture: Coronavirus (COVID-19)