Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

All Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) employees are asked to work from home. Employees should only work from the office if they have been identified by their Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM) as providing critical services and are unable to perform this critical work remotely.

Updates for employees

Important information

Stay informed

Stay home

All work-related travel outside Canada is cancelled until further notice. Work-related travel within Canada that is considered essential must be approved by an Assistant Deputy Minister. Any employee returning from international travel, including the United States, is not to return to the workplace for 14 days from their return date to Canada.

For further information on measures employees should take, visit the PHAC guidelines on preventing coronavirus.

Help with organizational readiness

AAFC's Emergency Management Committee on COVID-19 continues to monitor the situation and will notify employees accordingly.

All managers/supervisors should:

All employees should:

Technical support for employees

For urgent requests, call 1-855-545-4411 (Monday to Friday, 6 am to 8 pm ET)

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