COVID-19 Resources for Dairy Farmers

 

Health Information:

Texas Department of State Health Services
COVID-19 case counts by Texas county, what to do if you’re sick, testing information, symptoms and prevention tips, and more.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Coronavirus Page
Symptoms, prevention, what to do if you’re sick, and more.

Testing:

COVID-19 Testing Information
Find in-person and drive-thru COVID-19 public screening and antibody collection sites statewide, plus what to consider when choosing a site.

Dairy Industry:

National Milk Producers Association Coronavirus Resources Page
Workplace safety and management, animal health, guidance for employers, FAQs, specific information for processors and transportation, and more. Many resources are in Spanish.

International Dairy Foods Association
Guidance including workforce, supply chains, travel and more.

Center for Dairy Excellence COVID-19 Farm Resources
General dairy information, labor laws and employee management, stimulus information and financial management, stress and wellness, crisis communications and more.

Proposed NMPF-IDFA Milk Crisis Plan for USDA

Letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue from members of Congress supporting dairy farmers receiving aid in the next COVID-19 relief package

Agriculture:

Texas Department of Agriculture COVID-19 Updates
Critical ag worker authorization information, licensing, rural hospitals, food supply, school meals and more.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension COVID-19 Hub of Extension Resources
Producer information and online courses, health, emergency preparedness and more.

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Coronavirus Response and Information Page
FAQs and USDA actions in response to COVID-19.

Animal Health:

Texas Animal Health Commission COVID-19 FAQ
FAQs for animal owners.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information related to animals.

American Veterinary Medical Association Coronavirus Page
Information related to animals.

Other Federal Agencies:

U.S. Department of Labor Coronavirus Resource Page
Supporting workforce needs in the agricultural sector, workplace safety, wages and hours, and more.

U.S. Small Business Administration Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Paycheck protection program, disaster loans, guidance for businesses and employers, economic relief options for businesses, and more.

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