In view of the developments in the government’s efforts to fight the coronavirus disease-2019 or COVID-19 pandemic, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) revised its interim guidelines relating to absences of government workers due to required period of quarantine or treatment for the disease.

CSC Resolution No. 2000522 issued on 2 April 2020, and circularized via CSC Memorandum Circular No. 8, s. 2020, provides the different categories of public officials and employees who may be required to undergo 14-day quarantine and/or treatment due to COVID-19, the applicable leave of absence, as well as the procedure to be followed upon return to work.

Access the complete text of the interim guidelines here.