Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL) Ends May 31, 2022

Virginia's Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) has announced the expiration of the temporary emergency benefit, Virginia Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL) on May 31, 2022. This means that PHEL will no longer be available to employees and team members to use for medical needs and illness related to positive cases of COVID-19.

Employees with COVID-related illness should use existing leave types currently available for any illness including PTO and short or long term disability, when appropriate. If you have questions, please contact