Governor DeSantis reminded Floridians that if their employment has been negatively impacted because of mitigation efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, these Floridians may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance.
- Individuals who are eligible for Reemployment Assistance may include:
- Those who are quarantined by a medical professional or a government agency,
- Those who are laid off or sent home without pay for an extended period by their employer due to COVID-19 concerns; and
- Those who are caring for an immediate family member who is diagnosed with COVID-19
Governor DeSantis and the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) encourage any Floridian whose employment has been negatively impacted as a result of COVID-19 to visit Floridajobs.org and click on the Reemployment Assistance Service Center to learn more about the program and to watch a short video on how to apply.
Have you already applied?
Because of COVID-19 related layoffs, we know you are experiencing problems talking to someone about your Reemployment Assistance Claim.
The very best number to call is still: 1-800-204-2418
Please be consistent, keep calling them until a spot opens up in their telephone system and when connected to an operator, you will then be able to talk to someone about your claim.