UCLA Health is in regular contact with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the LA County Department of Public Health and our public health partners to limit the spread of COVID-19. As a leading academic medical center, we are uniquely positioned to support this challenge.
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight weeks of leave at 70% of wages for UC faculty and staff who need time off to care for a seriously ill family member or bond with a new child.
Child Care Resources for UCLA Faculty, Staff, and Students
As the women and men in America’s hospitals and health systems heroically fight COVID-19 on behalf of their patients and communities, a number of companies are offering discounts to these front-line health care workers and those who want to support them.
If you are a manager and you require additional staff or have attending physicians and/ or staff that are available for redeployment, use the enclosed forms to standardize staffing requests across the Health System.
During this COVID-19 pandemic, employees who are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 may request reasonable accommodations or workplace adjustments. This includes employees who are older adults and are at increased risk due to age and/or who are at increased risk due to underlying medical conditions. Please check the CDC's COVID-19 website for the most up to date information about people at increased for severe illness
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the City of Los Angeles have dedicated part of their CARES Act funding to provide child care services (vouchers) for essential workers and low-income working parents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles (CCALA) and its partner agencies will distribute these funds to eligible essential workers.