Eligibility Requirements


To be eligible for the one-time stipend, individuals must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Must test positive for COVID-19
  • Must be certified for eligibility to the program via a County COVID Case Investigator
  • Must be currently employed at time of positive test
  • Must not be eligible for employer paid time-off
  • Must not be eligible for or currently on State unemployment benefits
  • Must not use the stipend for COVID-19 expenses reimbursable by insurance or other means
  • Must not have received previous stipend under this program
  • Must be a resident of San Diego County

*Please note, as of June 30th 2021, this program is now closed.*