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Understanding benefits for workers affected by COVID-19

Last Updated Tuesday, June 2nd, 5:04pm

You may be eligible for certain benefits. Refer to the chart below to understand which benefits you may be able to get in your situation.

I’ve been affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19). What Benefits might I be eligible for? Last Updated April 10th, 2020.
City
Paid Safe and Sick Leave
State
Paid Safe and Sick Leave
Federal
Paid Safe and Sick Leave
NYS Unemployment Insurance Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP Medicaid Health Insurance Disability Insurance Cash Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Pandemic Unemployment Assistance
My work hours were reduced.
You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case
I was laid off due to an employer shutdown.
You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are eligible You are eligible
I am ill with COVID-19 symptoms
You are eligible You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible
I am a health care worker or first responder and I am under quarantine.
You are eligible Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible
I was exposed to COVID-19 and quarantined. My workplace remains open.
You are eligible Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case
I am caring for a relative with COVID-19 symptoms.
You are eligible You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible
My employer was shut down by a public official because of COVID-19.
You are eligible You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are eligible You are eligible
I have no childcare and schools are closed by a public official because of COVID-19.
You are eligible You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible
I am immune-compromised and was advised to self-quarantine.
You are eligible You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible
I am avoiding large gatherings and I refuse to go to work.
Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined
My workplace remains open even though it has not been deemed essential.
You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are eligible
My employer shut down due to a business slowdown or lack of demand.
You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are eligible You are eligible
I have been furloughed for a limited time.
Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are not eligible or it is to be determined You are eligible Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are not eligible or it is to be determined Eligibility is determined case-by-case You are eligible Eligibility is determined case-by-case

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Last Updated Tuesday, June 2nd, 5:04pm