March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit for Dairy Farmers

 |  By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Dairy farms are essential businesses meaning they will continue to be open. That means dairy farmers will continue to have employees come to work. As such farmers should help their employees fully understand COVID-19, the risks and appropriate personal defense measures. 

Additionally, in states that under strict shelter in place orders, employees should be provided proof of employment letters should they be stopped on their way to work. National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) put together a template you can find in English and Spanish here

NMPF also gathered up additional resources for dairy producers to review and use if appropriate. Those are listed below: 

NMPF also has a FAQ section on their website dedicated to COVID-19.