HFWA provides employees with up to two weeks of paid time off for a COVID-related reason for the duration of the current Public Health Emergency and for 4 weeks following cancellation of the order. Governor Polis declares a Public Health Emergency and determines when it can be canceled.

Absences that allow you to use HFWA leave:

  1. Employee is subject to a quarantine or isolation order related to COVID;

  2. Being advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to COVID concerns;

  3. Experiencing COVID symptoms and seeking a medical diagnosis;

  4. Caring for another individual who is subject to a quarantine or isolation order related to COVID or due to COVID concerns;

  5. Caring for the employee’s child whose school, place of care, or child care provider is closed or unavailable due to COVID related concerns; and

  6. Experiencing other substantially similar conditions

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