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Northumberland County, Magnet Job Board

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

Employment Insurance – COVID-19

Service Canada is ready to support Canadians affected by COVID-19 and placed in quarantine, with the following support actions:
  • The one-week waiting period for EI sickness benefits will be waived for new claimants who are quarantined so they can be paid for the first week of their claim
  • Establishing a new dedicated toll-free phone number to support enquiries related to waiving the EI sickness benefits waiting period 
  • Priority EI application processing for EI sickness claims for clients under quarantine 
  • People claiming EI sickness benefits due to quarantine will not have to provide a medical certificate
  • People who cannot complete their claim for EI sickness benefits due to quarantine may apply later and have their EI claim backdated to cover the period of delay 
Contact the new dedicated toll-free phone number if you are in quarantine and seeking to waive the one-week EI sickness benefits waiting period so you can be paid for the first week of your claim:








Newcomers are people new to Canada/Ontario/Region of Durham and Northumberland.




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