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Additional COVID-19 Resources from CDFA

Additional COVID-19 Resources from CDFA

With the increase in reported cases in the Sacramento Valley and Ag processing in the San Joaquin Valley, now is the time to look at your COVID-19 plans and make sure they are up to date. We offer the following from CDFA, including procedures to follow if an outbreak occurs. 

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New COVID-19 Restrictions for 19 Counties

New COVID-19 Restrictions for 19 Counties

On Wednesday, the Governor announced guidance instructing counties that have been on the County Monitoring List for three consecutive days or more to close indoor operations for certain sectors. Within those sectors, those that are not able to continue their business through outdoor operations must close that portion of their business effective immediately for at least three (3) weeks, in order to further mitigate the spread of the virus.  In addition, all brewpubs, breweries, bars, and pubs in these counties must close, both indoors and outdoors.

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COVID-19 Cases rising in the San Joaquin Valley, including Farms and Ag Processors. OSHA Inspections Underway

COVID-19 Cases rising in the San Joaquin Valley, including Farms and Ag Processors. OSHA Inspections Underway

There have been a number of COVID-19 outbreaks in the San Joaquin Valley, including almond and pistachio processing and walnut hulling facilities and two farms. Two deaths have occurred. OSHA is conducting inspections. Additionally, the California Attorney General has been sending letters to Ag operations, asking detailed questions about their COVID-19 preparedness.

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