UnitedAg Resources

+ Employer FAQ

+ Employee FAQ (English)

+ Employee FAQ (Spanish)

+ Preventing COVID-19 (Poster)


Employer Health Resources

+ Teladoc (telemedicine)

How to Protect Yourself from Getting Sick [flyer]

English Spanish

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Frequently Asked Questions [flyer]

English

+ CVS Caremark (pharmacy network)

Information about free home delivery

English Spanish

+ Elite Corporate Wellness (Health & Wellness Centers)

Protocol for Elite Clinics and UnitedAg Health & Wellness Centers

English

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Guidance for Businesses & Employers

English

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Stop the Spread of germs [flyer]

English Spanish

+ SAIN Medical (Mexico network)

SAIN COVID-19 Notice to Members

English

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Procedures for Self-Quarantine Under COVID-19

English


Federal Resources

+ Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

The CARES Act is intended to be a third round of federal government support in the wake of the coronavirus public health crisis and associated economic fallout, succeeding the $8.3 billion in public health support and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Act Summary and Analysis >>
COVID-19 Emergency Loans Small Business Guide & Checklist >>

+ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The Act gives all American businesses with fewer than 500 employees funds to provide paid leave, either for the employee's own health or to care for family members.

FFCRA: FAQ >>

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FCRA: Employee Paid Leave Rights >>
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FCRA: Employer Paid Leave Requirements >>

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Grower Shipper Assoc. of SB & SLO
Emergency Paid Sick Leave vs. Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act >>

+ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

We recommend that you follow the CDC everyday guidelines to prevent the spread of any respiratory illnesses including COVID-19.

The interim guidance is based on what is currently known about COVID-19 and is updated as additional information becomes available.

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Interim US Guidance for Risk Assessment of COVID-19 Exposures >>

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Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers >>

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Travel Advisories >>

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List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-COV-2 >>

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What you need to know about COVID-19 [flyer]

English Spanish

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What to do if you are sick with coronavirus [flyer]

English Spanish

+ U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)

+ U.S. Dept. of Labor (DOL)

+ CA Dept. of Industrial Relations

COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Agricultural Employers and Employees

Download the Safety & Health Guide (English) >>
Download the Safety & Health Guide (Spanish) >>

+ Small Business Administration (SBA)

+ U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

This technical assistance document provides information about Titles I and V of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act and pandemic planning in the workplace.

- Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

+ Food and Drug Administration (in regards to food safety)

The FDA states that there are no known cases of COVID-19 being spread through food or food packaging. Ill workers who handle food should stay home but there are no additional recommendations aside from standard sanitation and safe food handling. They do not recommend any disinfection of food facilities beyond routine cleaning.

For the FAQ on COVID-19 and food products, click here.

+ U.S. Government (USA.gov)

Learn about international travel restrictions, how you can prepare for coronavirus, and what the U.S. government is doing in response to the virus.

- U.S Government Response to COVID-19: Click here
- Coronavirus Guidance - 15 Days to Slow the Spread: Click here


State Resources

+ California Department of Public Health

California is issuing daily updates on COVID-19. See the most recent update on the CDPH News Release page. California is actively working with the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), local governments, health facilities, and health care providers across the state to prepare and protect Californians from COVID-19.

- Updates - English | Spanish
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Food Supply Chain - English

+ Disaster Unemployment Assistance

The EDD provides services to people and businesses affected by disasters in California.

If you lost your job or cannot work because of a disaster or emergency, you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI), Disability Insurance (DI), or Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits.

When authorized by the President of the United States, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) may also be available for workers and self-employed people who do not qualify for regular UI benefits.

Click here for more information

+ Onward CA (Job Search Assistance)

One-stop resource for the people of California impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 Pandemic

- Onward CA Website


Other Resources

+ Agsafe Resources

+ California Farmworker Foundation (CFF)

- Myths, Information, & Resources: Spanish
- Shelter in Place Flyer: English & Spanish

+ Essential Business Letter for Agricultural Employees

Use this letter to show that you are an employee of an essential business so that you can leave your residence to perform work.

Essential Business Letter

+ Fisher Phillips - Labor and Employment Attorneys

Fisher Phillips has assembled a cross-disciplinary taskforce of attorneys across the country to address the many employment-related issues facing employers in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus – especially now that the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak as a pandemic.

Click here for the FAQ

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus that was first identified in China. The virus is airborne and spreads from person to person through coughing and sneezing. Symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. U.S. officials have advised that Americans should be prepared for disruption due to the coronavirus outbreak.

How to protect yourself from getting sick

  • Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds

  • Wear a face mask whenever you leave your home; cloth and homemade face masks are OK

  • Maintain social distance (about 6 feet)

  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth

  • If you have fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, seek medical care

  • Keep away from others who are sick

  • Stay at home if you begin to feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache and slightly runny nose, until you recover-

Steps you should take if you may have symptoms

Stay at home to get medical care. DO NOT visit any ER, Urgent Care, Wellness Center or healthcare provider.

Contact UnitedAg Health & Wellness Centers
If you believe you may have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, contact your local wellness center and ask to speak with a healthcare provider. Inform them that you have or may have COVID-19. This will help our wellness staff take steps to keep other members from getting infected or exposed. Locate a wellness center nearest you >>-

Contact Teladoc
Teladoc doctors can answer questions about the disease, evaluate your risk, and provide support by phone or video and help relieve symptoms for affected patients. Talk to a Teladoc doctor >>-

Contact your preferred health provider
To learn more about in-network health providers visit Blue Shield of CA or First Health if outside of California.-

Covered services

If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19 and need to be tested, UnitedAg will treat this as preventive care and no cost or co-pay will be charged for the visit or test. This will allow members on a PHSA plan to obtain this testing at no cost.-

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rosemary Ku answered frequently asked COVID-19 questions. Check them out in English and in Spanish.

Frequently Asked Questions...Preguntas Frecuentes

Do you have a question that you don't see here? Email it to askdoctorku@unitedag.org. Please note, this email should not replace seeking medical attention and should only be used for general health questions.

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