Testing & Health Care Resources

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COVID-19 Testing Opportunities for Vineyard Crews


ST. HELENA HOSPITAL FOUNDATION MOBILE UNIT

NVG and the Farmworker Foundation have jointly funded supplying and staffing the St. Helena Hospital Foundation (SHHF) Mobile Health Unit, capable of traveling to vineyard sites and providing COVID-19 testing for up to 100 vineyard workers per day.


Contact Information:
Napa Valley growers and vineyard management companies should contact the SHHF Mobile Health Unit team at (855) 682-2988 for more information and to schedule an appointment for the van to come to your workplace.

Testing Details:

  • Testing exclusively available for farmworkers that work in Napa County vineyards
  • Minimal personal data required from participants (name, date of birth, and phone number only)
  • Results within 72 hours and provided in English and Spanish
  • Bi-weekly testing option may be available
  • Cost to employers - $100 per test per employee
  • Recommended that smaller teams arrange testing with neighboring crews and companies


OLE HEALTH HEALTHY HARVEST PROJECT

Ole Health is offering mobile and workplace COVID-19 testing for farmworkers and other essential employees in Napa Valley through the 2020 Harvest season. Testing is conducted onsite by a bi-lingual team of OLE Health clinical and administrative staff.

Contact Information:

If you would like to schedule your appointment or have additional questions, email Tania Coronado at  tcoronado@olehealth.org or call 707-346-0972.

Testing Details:

  • OLE Health can test up to 100 employees per day. 
  • Testing is currently available on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8:00am to 12:30pm. 
  • Appointments will be limited to one location per day. 
  • Smaller employee groups may be required to convene at one centralized location.
  • Upon testing appointment confirmation, an employee roster will be requested for all employees requiring a COVID-19 test. 
  • This roster must be provided to OLE Health at least 24 hours in advance of the testing appointment.
  • The cost for testing is $100 per test. Employers will be invoiced after testing for the actual number of administered tests.
  • OLE Health is partnering with Clear Labs in San Francisco who will process the tests within 72 hours

Compliance Alerts

Every carrier varies in their approach to health coverage and special accommodations related to the Coronavirus, but it may be comforting to know that all carriers are required by law to provide coverage for screening, testing, and diagnosis relating to COVID-19 with no out-of-pocket costs. This was initially a state law imposed by Governor Newsom:

On March 18, Congress signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: