COVID-19 updates and resources
As you know, news about the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving, as everyone grapples with how to bring some control to a highly erratic situation.
At FCC Knowledge Newsletter, we’ve searched news and information sites for reliable sources on how to deal with the impact the virus is having on agri-businesses, whether it’s at the retail level, with cybersecurity, or your own physical or mental health care.
Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA)
The Canadian Federation of Agriculture has compiled a list of resources for the agriculture community. Along with general health, it also includes information for employers and animal and livestock-related resources.
Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council
The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council has compiled a list of useful links related to the human resources of farming, information and resources, and public health authorities.
COVID-19 self-assessment tool
The COVID-19 self-assessment tool can be used to help you determine if it’s time to take the next steps.
Do you have a cold? The flu? Maybe it’s more? There’s so much information about the signs and symptoms of COVID-19, it may be hard to know when to start worrying.
Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers
The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers provide a resource on how to take proactive steps in retail environments.
Health and safety precautions need to continue to be front and centre for ag-retailers at this time.
COVID-19 cybersecurity resources
Cybercriminals latch on to news that captivates public attention, and sensationalize or spread misinformation about the topic.
Recently, they’ve started to disseminate real-time, accurate information about global infection rates tied to the COVID-19 pandemic to infect computers with malicious software via fake COVID-19 tracking maps, imitating Johns Hopkins University.
Always avoid opening attachments coming from unexpected emails — even if they appear to come from someone you know.