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COVID-19 Coverage for Health Care Workers

Presumptive COVID-19 Coverage for Health Care and Frontline Workers | Department of Labor and Industries   November 29, 2021

Health care and frontline workers who test positive for COVID-19 are presumed to have been exposed at work, and are eligible to file a workers’ compensation claim with the Department of Labor and Industries. Health care workers who do not contract the disease but are required (by a medical provider or public health official) to quarantine due to an exposure are also eligible for benefits. Qualified workers are eligible for medical, disability, and temporary wage replacement benefits.
Read more from the Department of Labor and Industries: Presumptive COVID-19 Coverage Information