[Agricultural Company Letterhead]


March 23, 2020



The Food and Agriculture Sector (e.g. food and agriculture production, processing, transportation, etc.) has been deemed by the U.S. Government as “Critical Infrastructure Segment” under Presidential Policy and Department of Homeland Security emergency readiness programs.  In conjunction with the March 23, 2020 Public Health Order issued by the New Mexico Department of Health.  Critical infrastructure segments are detailed by the United States Department of Homeland Security and can be found at https://www.cisa.gov/critical-infrastructure-sectors .  

The continued operation of the Food and  Agriculture Sector is necessary for the continued production, processing, and delivery of the food supply that is vital to the nation’s ability to respond to the current pandemic emergency.

The bearer of this letter is an employee of the issuing company and who is currently performing services that are essential to the health, safety, and security of the nation, and is therefore exempt from any local, state, and/or federal restrictions on travel or work outside the home imposed in connection with pandemic control measures.  Accordingly, we ask that you allow this individual to continue with his/her job in the interest of protecting public health, safety, and welfare.

[Ag company representative]

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