What to do
Find out if you qualify
People who are over 60 or have a chronic health condition are the most vulnerable to this virus.
If you have to stay home because you are in a vulnerable population, you can use Paid Sick Leave or State of California unemployment benefits.
During the outbreak, you do not need to have a letter from your doctor to use Paid Sick Leave.
If you must stay home to care for children, including to your own children, during the Stay Home order, you can apply for these income replacement options:
Paid Sick Leave
If your employer closed or furloughed workers because of the Stay Home order, you may qualify for unemployment benefits from the State of California.
Last updated March 21, 2020