COVID-19 Resources for Farmers and Farmworkers (Migrant, Seasonal and H2A)
This information on Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) is intended to provide guidance for individuals living and working on North Carolina farms. In addition to providing general information and resources about COVID-19, it also includes special considerations for farms that employ and house farmworkers.
Please be aware that information and resources about COVID-19 are changing rapidly and that resources may be different from county to county. Be sure that you are receiving accurate information from reliable sources such as your county health department, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- COVID-19 and H2A Labor: DHS Exempts Agricultural Labor Travel From Mexico; List of Current Available Workers (Department of Homeland Security, March 23, 2020)
- Interim Guidance for Environmental Cleaning for Non-Healthcare Settings
Following Exposure to a Patient with Confirmed or Suspected 2019 Novel
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection (NCDHHS, March 9, 2020)
- Interim Congregate Living Settings Guidance for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infection (NCDHHS, February 7, 2020)
Farm Safety Guidance
- Map of Farmworker Health Clinics in North Carolina (English and Spanish)
- Assessment of Farmworker Who Reports Fever or Cough
- List of EPA Pre-Approved COVID-19 Fighting Products