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Dear CFFA Members,

The California Fresh Fruit Association has partnered with our peer agricultural organizations with a goal of continuing to bring you the most up-to-date Covid-19 information you need to benefit your operations, employees and consumers. 

Below you will find the most updated information and resources, the newest material is listed in green. Additionally, the information will also be listed under previous information in the relevant subject category.



White House

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Fact Sheet 

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 

Food and Drug Administration 

FDA - What to Do If Your Employees is Exposed to Covid-19

FDA - Use of Facemasks & Respirators for Agriculture During Covid-19

CDC Do's and Dont's 

CDC Guidance for Agriculture Workers and Employers 

CDC Agricultural Employer Checklist for Creating a Covid-19 Assessment & Control Plan 

U.S. EEOC Pandemic Preparedness Guide 

FAQ's for H-2A Employers 

U.S. Department of Treasury & SBA Paycheck Protection Program

Assistance for Small Businesses Resource Page 

PPP Lender Application Form

PPP Borrower Application Form 

EIDL-PPP Frequently Asked Questions

Small Business Administration Final Rule

SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan & Advance Program Reopened 

PPP Frequently Asked Questions

How to Calculate Loan Amounts 

Department of Treasury's Updated PPP FAQ's 

Economic and Injury Disaster Loans Now Available for Agricultural Businesses

PPP Resources Webinar Hosted by Moss Adams - May 21st

Paycheck Protection Program Interim Rule on Loan Forgiveness  

Interim Final Rule on SBA Loan Review Procedures and Related Borrower and

Lender Responsibilities


Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Info

Paycheck Protection Program New EZ Forgiveness Application

Paycheck Program Program Revised Full Forgiveness Application 


Department of Labor 

FFCRA: Questions and Answers 

*Necessary Employee Documentation See Question #16

*Work Termination During Leave See Question #25

FFCRA: Employee Paid Leave Rights

FFCRA: Employer Paid Leave Rights

FFCRA: Employee Rights Poster (English) 

FFCRA: Employee Rights Poster (Spanish)

Covid-19: Family and Medical Leave Questions & Answers

Covid-19 Recording Keeping Guidance


USDA Resources

Ag Producer Updates

USDA Actions & FAQ's

H2A Information 
Opportunities for Immediate Relief

CCC Announces Additional Payment Options 

Food Box Distribution Program 

Farmers to Families Food Box

USDA Farmers to Families Food Box RFP FAQ's 

Applications Now Available for USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Information  

FSA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Education Webinars 



Governor Newsom's Order

Governor Newsom's Executive Order on Childcare for Essential Workers 

Governor Newsom's Executive Order to Provide Paid Sick Leave to Food Sector Employees

Governor Newsom's Executive Order on Workers' Compensation Benefits

Governor Newsom's Taskforce on Business and Job Recovery 

Governor Newsom's Agriculture Industry Guidance 

Covid-19 County Variance Attestation Updates 

Labor and Workforce Development Agency Covid-19 Resources  

Statewide Industry Guidelines to Reduce Risk

CA Public Health Dept. Guidance Requiring Face Coverings Outside of the Home

CA Public Health Dept. Employer Guidance for Outbreaks in the Workplace 

County Variance Updates 

State and County Ordinances - Updated 6.19.20

Updated Cal/OSHA Guidelines for Ag Employers and Employees

Cal/OSHA Guidance

Cal/OSHA Covid-19 Prevention for Agriculture Industry

Cal/OSHA Covid-19 Prevention for Agriculture Industry - Spanish 

Insurance Commissioner Issue Alert for Workers Compensation Benefits for Immigrant Employees 

Caltrans Issues Special Permit to Allow for Delivery of Emergency Supplies

Department of Pesticide Regulation PPE Alternatives 

California Department of Food & Agriculture Resources 

CDFA Farm Direct and Pick Your Own Guidance

CalEPA Issues Statement on Compliance with Regulatory Requirements During Covid-19

UC Davis Covid-19 Tailgate Meeting & Checklist - English

UC Davis Covid-19 Tailgate Meeting & Checklist - Spanish

Paid Sick for Food Service Courtesy of Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland

Department of Industrial Relations Covid-19 Supplemental Sick Leave 

Find a California Testing Site

Project Baseline Drive-Through Covid-19 Testing


National & State Associations

Produce Marketing Association 

United Fresh Produce Association 

United Fresh Produce Association Consumer Page

United Fresh Produce Association Industry Page 

Industry Covid-19 Response LinkedIn Group Resources Page 


California Farmworker Foundation Resources

CFF Announces Initiatives for Farmworkers

California Farmworker Foundation Covid-19 Handouts

Farmworker Hotline

CFF Farmworker Relief Fund

Virtual Medical Consultations 


Food Safety Resources

Food Industry Recommended Protocols

GAP Harmonization Initiative 

Safe Food Alliance Resource Hub

UC Davis: What Food Handlers Need to Know About Coronavirus 


Covid-19 Employment Updates Courtesy of Barsamian & Moody

CARES Act Overview 

Essential Business Letter for Employees

Agriculture is Essential Infrastructure

Coronavirus and CalOSHA Recordable or Reportable?

Tax Credit for Coronavirus Related Leaves

Update: DOL Issues New FAQs and DLSE First Look 

Fresno County Updated Order - Ag Exemption

Child Care Available for Essential Agriculture Workers

Executive Order on Paid Sick Leave for Food Service Industry 

Heat Illness and Social Distancing 

EEOC Allows for Covid-19 Testing of Employees

Food Sector Employee Poster 

Executive Order on Workers' Compensation Benefits

Barsamian & Moody's Follow Up Information to Executive Order 


Zenith Insurance Covid-19 Resource Page

Covid-19 Resources and Guidance for Agriculture Operations

CFFA & Zenith Insurance Co-host Covid-19 Webinar on June 11th & 15th


Covid-19 Poster Resources in Partnership with CA Strawberry Commission

Covid-19 Information

Symptoms of Covid-19 (English/Span

Hand Wash Labels (English/Spanish)

How to Mix a Bleach Solution (English/Spanish)

Entry Poster (English/Spanish)

Farm Entry Poster (English/Spanish)


Personal Protective Equipment Resources

CDFA List of PPE Suppliers

Companies Offering Personal Protective Equipment 

SafetyX Personal Protective Equipment - (661) 645-6242 -

Gempler's PPE Resources

Gempler's Covid-19 Safety Signage 


CFFA Advocacy Letters

Follow-up Letter to Secretary Perdue on Farmers to Families Food Box Program

Letter to Secretary Perdue Re: Farmers to Families Box Program 

Joint Statement on Governor Newsom's Executive Order

Letter to Secretary Perdue on  behalf of the California Specialty Crop Industry 

Letter to Governor Newsom Regarding Workers' Comp 

PPP Industry Change Requests 

Covid-19 Market Stabilization Program

CA Specialty Crop Letter  

Covid-19 Employee Training Statement

Covid-19 Pandemic and U.S. Agriculture

Family First Coronavirus Response Act

Delay of Regulatory Action

PACA Guarantee Letter 

Produce Industry Purchase Letter 

"Essential Business" Letter

Industry Continuity Business Plan 


The Association will continue to serve and be a resource to our membership. If you have any issues or concerns, please contact Ian LeMay at (559) 226-6330 or