Accessing leave during COVID-19 

King County offers a variety of leaves to help employees support our community and take care of themselves and their families during the COVID-19 outbreak. You can learn more about available leaves for COVID-19-related issues and their eligibility criteria on this webpage. There is also more information about other types of leaves on our Benefits website.

Leave options include:

  • Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act
  • Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act
  • MOA with unions for Paid Administrative Leave (PAL)
  • Requesting Paid Administrative Leave – COVID-19

Find out more.