Updated Setp 1, 2020:
New today, guidance from the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets:
For information on Wayne County and COVID testing and plans for farm employees, please view the following recording of webinar: COVID and Isolation of Farm Workers held July 1 at noon.
Newly announced is FREE COVID testing for Wayne County Farm Employees. If this applies to you, you should have gotten an email from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets explaining directions. If you did not get this, or can't find it, let me know and I can forward directly to you. The registration for this service is found HERE:
Let me know I have updated the listing on this page. Putting the most important "NEW" stuff at the top and categorizing other information below. Reminder to all that Face Masks and Sanitizer order are on Round #2 and that all farms/businesses need a farm safety plan - examples and templates are below. Please call the office if you are interested in discussing.
If you are a twitter follower, stay abreast of events and be aware of new resources is to follow @CCE_Disaster on Twitter. Retweeting is highly encouraged.
The New York State Office of Emergency Management Emergency Operations Center is activated. Using DART and ICS, we continue to work with our Federal and State Agency partners to provide scientific, evidence-based resources.
You can find other ag recordings on production practices, etc on the Ag Specialist Teams website.
Templates and Examples of Farm and Business Safety Plans: Updated June 1, please contact Beth
Guidance for Ag Related Businesses:
General information on the Agriculture Farmworkforce and COVD - and NON Farm businesses please also go here, there is tons of guidance and links
General Resources to know:
Extension Disaster Education Network: - The Cornell Website with Current Info from Many Different Sources
Consumer Support during COVID:
COVID Resources for Financial Wellness- listing of federal, state and local resources
Guidance for Proper Use of Disinfectants for the Home, Farm, Business - document written in response to increased medical emergencies due to improper use of cleaning materials.
Guidance for Community Gardens during COVID (posted May 1)
Past Updates on Specific Rule and Requirement for Farms:
Information and Links for PPP and EIDL and Other grants/loan programs:
Last updated September 2, 2020