COVID-19

The situation with COVID-19 continues to be fluid with changes happening rapidly and often. Many in the industry are doing your part to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in an effort to keep employees, customers, and our communities safe and healthy. As we work together to stay healthy, this will hopefully help our local and regional healthcare networks from being overwhelmed.


NEGFA's Goal is to Help You Keep People Safe and the Grain Flowing

Keep In Touch

Please continue to contact NEGFA with concerns and questions regarding COVID19. NEGFA will continue to stress the importance of our industry and the vital role you, our members, play in the state, national and international supply chain. Robust agribusiness operations are vital to keep the country moving.

Grain and Feed Associations Call on States to Keep Animal Food Businesses Open Letter to Governors | Letters to Dept. of Ag

Food and Agriculture, Energy and Transportation are Defined as Critical Infrastructures

  • An updated version of the CISA Essential Critical Worker Guidance 1.1 (Issued March 23, 2020) 
    • Adds: Employees of companies engaged in the production, storage, transport, and distribution of chemicals, medicines, vaccines, and other substances used by the food and agriculture industry, including pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, minerals, enrichments, and other agricultural production aids
  • CISA Essential Critical Worker Guidance 2.0 
    • ​Should you have questions about CISA's Essential Critical Worker guidance or suggestions, please contact CISA at CISA.CAT@cisa.dhs.gov
  • CISA Essential Critical Worker Guidance 4.0 (August 18, 2020) View Guidance
    • prioritizing the ability of essential workers to work safely.
  • State definitions of Essential Businesses Under Stay-at-Home Orders View Map

COVID19 Sample Documents for Nebraska's Grain and Feed Industry

  • COVID19 Nebraska Facility Visitor Sign
  • COVID19 Response Planning Checklist
  • COVID19 Truck Driver Notice for Grain & Feed Industry View Sample
  • COVID19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Policy Statement for Employers with Fewer than 500 Employees Sample from ThinkHR
  • COVID19 Emergency Family and Medical Leave Policy Statement Sample from ThinkHR
  • COVID19 Employee Guidance Communication Sample from Think HR
  • COVID19 Deemed Essential Letter for Nebraska (if shelter in place becomes effective) Draft Example
  • COVID19 Potential Exposure Letter to Employees Draft Example

Download & Share These Health & Safety Messages

Wash Your Hands Video for Instagram & Facebook
Don't Touch - Eyes, Mouth, Nose Image for Instagram & Facebook
Wash Your Hands Image for Instagram & Facebook
Safety Made Simple COVID19 Videos

Nebraska's Congressional Delegation Updates

Receive more information from our federal delegation representing us in Washington DC.

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