My own serious health condition
If you are receiving treatment for or recovering from a serious health condition, you may be eligible to receive paid leave benefits.
Serving as an organ or bone marrow donor qualifies as a serious health condition, and you may be able to receive paid leave benefits.
MY OWN SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION
Starting or expanding my family
If you are welcoming a new child to your family through birth, adoption, or foster care, you may be eligible for paid leave benefits.
Pregnancy/childbirth and the time needed to bond with the newly born child, the newly adopted child, or newly placed foster child are qualifying reasons.
STARTING OR EXPANDING MY FAMILY
Caring for a family member
If your family member is experiencing with a serious health condition, you may be eligible to receive paid leave benefits while you care for that family member.
CARING FOR A FAMILY MEMBER
Qualifying exigency leave
If you need to take leave to address specific qualifying exigencies connected with a spouse, parent or child's service in the Armed Forces, you may be eligible to receive paid leave benefits.
QUALIFYING EXIGENCY LEAVE
Family violence leave
If you have been impacted by family violence and need to take leave, you may be eligible for paid leave benefits.
FAMILY VIOLENCE LEAVE
Your Healthcare Provider's Role
If you are applying for benefits due to your own serious health condition or to care for a family member who is experiencing a serious health condition, a healthcare provider will need to provide you with a Certification for Serious Health Condition form in connection with your claim.