Resources for Growsers, Farm Operators and Temporary Foreign Workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Temporary Foreign Workers
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Newly arriving Temporary Foreign Workers will be given "Home Test Kits". The "Home Test Kit" is for the workers to conduct a self-administered Covid-19 test on day 10 of their 14 day quarantine.
The COVID-19 vaccine is free to anyone living in Ontario, including temporary foreign workers. The vaccine is not mandatory, but is strongly recommended to keep workers and the community safe.
In light of recent outbreaks on farms in our region, the WECHU has additional recommendations to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 amongst temporary foreign workers after they’ve completed their 14-day quarantine/isolation.
- Employers must house self-isolating workers in accommodations that are separate from those not required to self-isolate.
As of July 5, 2021, fully vaccinated travellers including TFWs will not be required to quarantine or complete a day-8 test.