Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Information for employees of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

All employees are asked to work from home. Employees should only work from the office if they have been identified by their assistant deputy minister as providing critical services and are unable to perform this critical work remotely.

If you test positive for COVID-19

Please follow the advice you receive from your public health authority, and let your manager know as soon as possible.

Reporting COVID-19 in the workplace

Current information

COVID-19 human resources guide

Business continuity, managers' responsibilities, support for employees, key contacts

Leave, pay and pensions

Leave usage, pay and pensions, pay forms


IT and teleworking, office equipment, safety checklist for teleworking, cyber security

Stay informed about COVID-19

Official information on prevention, risk factors, how coronavirus spreads, how to self-monitor, self-isolate

Mental health support for employees

If you're feeling overwhelmed or need emotional support

Operational instructions

Fiscal year-end, invoice payments, section 32 and 34 approvals and other procedures for keeping the department running during COVID-19

Alternate work arrangements

Arrangements for all employees, including students, casuals, and terms of less than three months

For managers

Financial year-end, other key instructions and information for managers

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