Government Assistance Programs for COVID-19


Why you can’t work

What the program offers

How much?

STATE Disability Insurance Medical quarantine or certified illness related to COVID-19 Short-term payments for wage loss due to non-work-related illness, injury, or pregnancy Approx. 60-70% of wages (depending on income) for
up to 52 weeks
STATE Paid Family Leave (PFL) Caring for an ill or quarantined family member certified with COVID-19 Up to 6 weeks of benefit payment to care for seriously ill family member Approx. 60% of wages (depending on income)
for up to 6 weeks
STATE Unemployment Insurance Job loss or reduced hours
related to COVID-19
Partial wage replacement for workers who lose their job through no fault of their own Ranges from $40-450/week
for up to 26 weeks
STATE Paid Sick Leave You or a family member are sick; or preventative care under quarantine The leave you have accumulated or your employer has provided to you under law Paid at your regular rate of pay or an average based on
the past 90 days
STATE Workers\’ Compensation Unable to do your usual job due contracting COVID-19 at work Temporary disability (TD) payments Generally 2/3 of gross
wages lost
FEDERAL Emergency Paid Sick Leave A) Personally subject to
quarantine order
B) Caring for a quarantined family member or child
Employer must have fewer than 500 employees A) Up to 80 hours of paid leave, capped at $511/week
B) 2 weeks leave at 2/3 regular pay up to $200/day