CDC Issues Interim COVID-19 Guidance for Agricultural Workers and Employees

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Date Published: 
June 16, 2020

The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released recommendations on protecting agricultural workings from exposure to COVID-19. The guidance includes key points to consider, workplace safety checklists specific to agricultural employers, cleaning and sanitation guidelines, and procedures for managing an illness among agricultural employees. A webpage dedicated to the guidance is available on the CDC website.