Program to Isolate Farmworkers with COVID Launched in Monterey County

Monterey County is offering more housing to area farmworkers impacted by COVID-19. The “Housing for the Harvest” program is a new effort to reduce the spread of the virus among agricultural employees by moving workers who test positive to safe alternate rooms during quarantine.

The program is administered by the Monterey County Emergency Operations Center  in coordination with the Health Department which oversees the referral process. (