General COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every facet of life and business. From how we operate with less face to face contact to ensuring farm workers are kept safe from catching or spreading COVID-19.

This section has a variety of business focused resources to help you manage and deal with issues as they arise.

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Ontario COVID-19 Resources

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is working closely with stakeholders and other partners to support the safety of Ontario's farmers, agri-food workers and Ontario's food supply during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Check here for: Funding, WSPS Training, Screening Tools and more.



Poultry Specific OMAFRA Resources

Poultry has its own unique considerations regarding managing people safely, catching and transporting livestock, and more.

Check here for: Workplace guidance, operations management, poultry welfare and deadstock disposal, mental health resources, and more.


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International Ag Worker Library

This document contains a comprehensive list of COVID-19 resources to support international agricultural workers and employers in Ontario during the pandemic. Many resources in the library are available in English, Spanish, and Thai.

Check here for: Travel guidelines, shared housing, isolation/quarantine, workers rights and more.


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What to do if Someone Tests Positive

What to do if someone tests positive for COVID-19 on your farm. A quickstep by step guide to help you address the issue.

Here you will find: a comprehensive step by step list of what you need to do if someone test positive for COVID-19.


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Poultry Industry Emergency Response Guide

Coming soon: OMAFRA's manual will encourage farmers from across the Poultry Industry to take a critical look at their agricultural operation and access potential risks. It will guide you through creating an Individualized emergency response plan for your farm.