What to do if you or someone you know has COVID-19
Follow the self-isolation instructions if you have tested positive for COVID-19.
Follow the self-quarantine instructions if you are a close contact of a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.
There may be instances when you are advised by your medical provider to self-quarantine at home due to possible exposure.
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, get medical attention immediately.
In adults, emergency warning signs* include:
If you were directed to care for yourself at home due to COVID-19 symptoms, or suspected that you had coronavirus and were self-isolating, when can isolation end?
If you were exposed to a person with coronavirus and you are in self--quarantine, you may discontinue under the following conditions:
Check out these easy resources to determine when you can release from self-isolation or self-quarantine.
Individuals who are unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional) can file a Disability Insurance (DI) claim.
Disability Insurance provides short-term benefit payments to eligible workers who have full or partial loss of wages due to a non-work-related illness, injury, or pregnancy. Benefit amounts are approximately 60-70 percent of wages (depending on income) and range from $50 - $1,300 a week.
Californians who are unable to work because they are caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional) can file a Paid Family Leave (PFL) claim.
Paid Family Leave provides up to six weeks of benefit payments to eligible workers who have a full or partial loss of wages because they need time off work to care for a seriously ill family member or to bond with a new child. Benefit amounts are approximately 60-70 percent of wages (depending on income) and range from $50-$1,300 a week.
For more information related to resources for California's Employers and Workers, please visit this Labor and Workforce Development Agency webpage.