Yes. Under provisions of the CARES Act and Governor Lee’s executive order #15, being quarantined by a medical professional is a compensable separation, provided that you also meet all other eligibility requirements.
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- Can I receive unemployment benefits if I am out of work due to the Coronavirus COVID-19?
- I’m concerned that if I apply for UI that my employer might retaliate against me or not call me back to work after the pandemic ends. What are my rights?
- Do I need to complete job searches in order to complete my weekly certification during the COVID-19 health emergency?
- Can I get Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for a coronavirus business closure?
- The federal government has recently passed laws that provide additional Unemployment Insurance benefits. How do those changes impact Tennesseans?
- I am already receiving UI. How will the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program assist me?
- I exhausted my benefits a few weeks ago. Am I still eligible for the 13 weeks of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) benefits?
- How do I apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)?