COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources, Fact Sheets and Information Update

The Almond Alliance team will continue to update this COVID-19 resource page as you and your employees implement best practices. Please call 209.300.7140 or email staff@almondalliance.org with any specific questions you have and we will help you!

Guidance Documents

Almond Alliance COVID-19 Guidance and Resource for Employers, Click Here.

Guidance for the Agriculture and Livestock Industry (Cal/OSHA), Click Here.

General Guidelines for Responding to an Employee Who is Being Tested or Has Tested Positive for COVID-19, Click Here.

What to Do if You Have COVID-19 Confirmed Positive or Exposed Workers in Your Food Production, Storage, or Distribution Operations Regulated by FDA, Click Here.

Food Industry Recommended Protocols When Employee/Customer Tests Positive for COVID- 19, Click Here.

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, Click Here.

Use of Respirators, Facemasks, and Cloth Face Coverings in the Food and Agriculture Sector During Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic, Click Here.

Executive Orders 

Guidance for the Use Coverings, Click Here.

California Executive Order, Click Here. 

California Department of Food and Agriculture- COVID 19 and the Food Supply,  Click Here.

State of California Executive Order re: COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave & Hand Washing Requirement:

To read a copy of the order, Click Here.

Summary of California Executive Order N-51-20 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave & Hand Washing Requirement, Click Here.

State of California Executive Order re: Child Care:

Governor Newsom signed an executive order to facilitate child care for children of essential critical infrastructure workers, and the order specifically includes the children of food and agriculture workers, among others.

To read a copy of the order, Click Here.

California Department of Education (CDE) Guidance Regarding Emergency Childcare Services for Essential Workforce, Click Here.

State of California Executive Order re: Unemployment Benefits & New Call Center:

Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-50-20 to support California workers impacted by the Coronavirus, including financial aid to undocumented immigrants. The state also issued a Guide for Immigrant Californians.

To read a copy of the order, Click Here. 

Business Assistance 

Paycheck Protection Program Loans Frequently Asked Questions, Click Here. 

Paycheck Protection Program – Alternative Criterion for Seasonal Employers, Click Here.

Paycheck Protection Program Requirements for Promissory Notes, Authorizations, Affiliation, and Eligibility, Click Here.

Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form, Click Here.

Paycheck Protection Program Lender Application Form, Click Here.

IRS’ Website for Coronavirus Tax Relief, Click Here. 

California COVID-19 Response / Financial Help, Click Here. 

Paid Sick Leave and Unemployment Benefits

Almond Alliance FFCRA Summary of PSL and FMLA Requirements Summary, Click Here.

IRS’ guidance Regarding the Tax Credits, Click Here.

Form 7200 (Advance of Employer Credits Due to COVID-19), Click Here.

California LWDA Resources for Employers and Workers, Click Here.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

California Department of Pesticide Regulation is offering N95 Alternatives for Pesticide Handling and Gloves Safety Tips for Handling Pesticides, Click Here. 

FEMA Fact Sheet Coronavirus Pandemic: Addressing PPE Needs in Non-Healthcare Setting, Click Here.

Poster and Fact Sheets for Employees

COVID-19 Prevention Tips, Click Here.

COVID-19 Materials for you to place in the workplace in English and Spanish:

English Poster, Click Here.

Spanish Poster, Click Here.

English Fact Sheet, Click Here.

Spanish Fact Sheet, Click Here. 

U.S Department of Labor Guidance for employees poster, Click Here.

Field Assistance Bulletin, Click Here.
Fact Sheet for Employees, Click Here.
Fact Sheet for Employers, Click Here.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and White House Coronavirus Task Force in the Coronavirus Guidelines for America, Click Here.

Questions and Answers

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers, Click Here.

Questions and Answers about posting requirements, Click Here.

Comprehensive information on all U. S. Department of Agriculture announcements and actions related to the coronavirus emergency, as well as detailed FAQs, Click Here.

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

USDA’s CFAP Information Website, Click Here.

USDA’s Application for the CFAP Direct Payments, Click Here.

Recording of CFAP for Almonds Webinar, Click Here.

Recording of CFAP FAQ and Scenarios Webinar, Click Here.

Additional Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in California, Click Here.

California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offers information about the extension of expiring commercial driver licenses and transactions now permitted via DMV virtual office, Click Here.

Caltrans permits authorizing overweight trucks to deliver emergency COVID-19 supplies, including food, Click Here.

California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Updates, Click Here.

Food Safety and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19),  Click Here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in the U.S., Click Here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Cases, Click Here.