Employees, on their first day of employment with the Commonwealth, may be eligible for emergency paid sick leave under EPSLA, if the employee is unable to work, including unable to telework, because:
a. The employee is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID-19; or
b. The employee has been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to concerns related to COVID-19; or
c. The employee is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and seeking a medical diagnosis; or
d. The employee is caring for an individual who is subject to an order as described in paragraph (a) or has been advised to self-quarantine as described in paragraph (b), above; or
e. The employee is caring for a son or daughter of such employee if the school or place of care of the son or daughter has been closed, or the childcare provider of such son or daughter is unavailable, due to COVID–19 precautions; or
f. The employee is experiencing any other substantially similar condition specified by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the U.S. Secretaries of Labor and Treasury.