COVID Information: Paid COVID-19 Sick Leave Temporary Policy 


Benefits contained within this policy shall expire on March 31, 2021, unless otherwise extended by superseding federal or state law or Wayne County Policy.

Effective January 1, 2021, Wayne County shall grant employee leave entitlements pursuant to the following terms:

PAID COVID-19 SICK LEAVE (PCSL) – For the duration of this Temporary Policy, all County employees will be entitled to two weeks of paid PCSL, equal to their normal two-week work schedule (as limited below), provided the absence is due to one of the following reasons*

  1. The employee is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID–19.
  2. The employee is experiencing symptoms of COVID–19, is seeking a medical diagnosis, and subsequently tests positive for COVID-19.   

* Employees will be required to provide supporting documentation in order to qualify for leave. 

For tracking purposes and to be properly paid under the temporary policy, you must fill out this form for approval. While filling out the form, please upload any supporting documentation which will be offered in a popup after signing the form.

To see the County’s temporary policy regarding Paid Covid-19 Sick Leave, click here. To see the County’s temporary telework policy during a State of Emergency click here.