Below we have provided a variety of resources to help with your response to COVID-19. Please submit your questions to Sam Filler, Executive Director of the New York Wine & Grape Foundation HERE.
We invite you to our join our New York Wines: Industry Resources Facebook group dedicated to sharing resources relevant to the community. We will continue to monitor the ever-changing situation regarding increased safeguards at the local, state, and federal levels to help stem the spread of COVID-19. We hope that this online forum will serve as a place for our community to share information as it becomes available.
You can also reach out to your county health department. Click here for contact information for your county health department.
It is important to advise sick employees or those who may have encountered someone who is contagious to stay home. Food safety and biosecurity are always priorities on farms and this virus doesn’t change that. Farms must continue to do due diligence in the face of so many unknowns. New York State’s website has the latest information on the virus as well as a host of tips and best practices that you can use to prevent the spread of the illness. Click here to access the page.