COVID-19 Resources

Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL)

Effective November 11, 2022

The Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL) has been temporarily expanded to include RSV, influenza, and other respiratory illnesses. This expansion will last for 30 days (from 11/11/22) unless extended. PHEL for COVID remains in effect until at least 2/1/23, at which time it may be extended. Please continue to refer eligible employees to apply for this benefit.

  • Amended Executive Order D 2022-044 effective November 11, 2022
    • Incorporated RSV, influenza, and other respiratory illnesses
  • PHEL has been expanded to cover these conditions
  • Does not create an additional 80 hours
  • PHEL for COVID is in effect until at least February 2023 based on the federal order but the PHEL for incorporated RSV, influenza, and other respiratory illnesses will expire in 30 days unless extended.

Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL) Application