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