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COVID-19 – Emergency Leave and Benefit Policy Changes Summary

During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, the City is committed to providing critical public services to our communities.  Along with this commitment is a continued effort to maintain income security and additional resources for our City employees during this uncertain and stressful time.

As authorized in Mayor Breed’s Supplemental Proclamation dated March 31, 2020, the Department of Human Resources (DHR) is implementing the following emergency leave and benefit policy changes, effective April 1, 2020. These policies are subject to continuing review and updates for the duration of the public health emergency. DHR will issue further guidance for the implementation of these policy changes to City departments. Please reference the Emergency Leave and Benefit Policy Changes Summary:


Stay up to date by visiting and CDC’s COVID-19 webpage.

For questions, contact SFO Human Resources by email or phone 650.821.2000.