Resources on COVID-19

CFA has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it relates to Canadian Agriculture. We will be providing our members with weekly updates on the virus as information emerges. Please check this page regularly for resources on the virus.

March 31st, 2020 – Message from CFA President on COVID-19 – March 31st

March 23rd, 2020 – Message from the CFA President on COVID-19

March 16th, 2020 – Message from CFA President Mary Robinson on Covid-19

Federal Government Response to COVID-19

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Information for industry

Notice to manufacturers of natural health product hand sanitizer products during the pandemic COVID-19

General Resources

Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Resource Page – Domestic updates, Travel advice, Canada’s response

PHAC Coronavirus and Travel Health Notices

Dr. Theresa Tam’s Twitter account (Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer)

Fact Sheets, including printable infographic  

World Health Organization (WHO) coronavirus site

World Health Organization (WHO) guide for getting your workplace ready for COVID-19

Map of COVID-19 Infections

Disinfectants to use for COVID-19

CDC – Mental Health and Coping with COVID-19

Conference Board of Canada COVID Resource page

Can Coronavirus Be Transmitted Through Food? Here’s What You Should Know

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) risk-informed decision-making guidance on mass gatherings

PHAC guidance on community-based measures to mitigate the spread of coronavirus disease

COVID-19 Sector Impacts Tracker

Resources for Employers

Payroll and COVID-19 Q&A from The Canadian Payroll Association

Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council – Information and Tips on COVID-19

Questions employers should be asking themselves about the Coronavirus

How Leaders can Manage with COVID-19 Panic

CDC – Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

COVID-19 Response Planning: Is Your Business Prepared?

Farm Credit Canada – Update your HR plan for COVID-19

CASA – Ag Youth Work Guidelines

CASA – Online Farm Safety Courses

Animal and Livestock Related Resources

World Organization for Animal Health – Questions and Answers on the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Notes for those who work with livestock

World Small Animal Veterinary Association

Backgrounder from the Government of Ontario

Backgrounder from the Government of British Columbia

Supply Chain impacts information

Report – What the Canadian Chamber of Commerce is hearing from businesses

Province Specific Information


British Columbia Centre for Disease Control

Prince Edward Island

New Brunswick






North West Territories