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Public Health Emergency Leave

This leave permits or requires eligible employees to attend to the medical needs of self and immediate family members by providing up to 80 hours of paid leave per leave year when Communicable Disease of Public Health Threat conditions as defined in Section 32.1-48.06, et. seq Code of Virginia, have been declared by the State Health Commissioner and Governor.

Use of this leave is intended for illness directly related to the declared communicable disease threat.