Location-dependant, farm workers maybe eligible for testing at:
Mobile/Temporary COVID-19 assessment centres
The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW), with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), has produced 8 Ontario agricultural region posters (English and Spanish), identifying community, health care, and stress and psychosocial supports available to international agricultural workers.
Find below the instructional video from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce for the Panbio COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Screening Test. This video must be watched before recieving the testing kit.
On April 29, 2021 Bill 284 was accepted through Royal Assent. The key components of this bill are effective from April 19, 2021 until September 25, 2021, where employees are entitled up to 3 days of “Paid Infectious Disease Emergency Leave” related to COVID-19 if they are:
Ensure that you have a written COVID-19 safety plan readily available and accessible. Ensure that you are actively reviewing and updating this document to reflect the most current information and practices.
While technicians or specialists who support critical infrastructure (CI) may be considered for an exemption, it is important to note that supporting CI, in and of itself, is not an acceptable rationale. They must demonstrate to border officials:
Find attached the section 22 order from Windsor-Essex County Health Unit that was updated on April 1st, 2021.