COVID Leave for Self

  • This leave type is specific for employees who have tested positive, have symptoms, or have been quarantined for COVID-19. 

    Employees are eligible for an initial two weeks of leave to cover the self-quarantine period. If symptoms are experienced after two weeks, the leave can be extended for up to ten additional weeks as covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Compensation While on Leave

  • The first ten business days of leave (during the quarantine period) are paid at 100% of your FTE. 

    If the leave is extended, you will be able to use your accrued Sick Leave Bank, sick, vacation, and personal time (if applicable) in that order. Once all banks are exhausted, your leave will transition to unpaid. Visit the Leave Page for more information on compensation during a leave of absence.

Who's Eligible?

  • Employees who have been with DPS for at least 30 days.

How to Request

  • You can request a Leave through TruePay. Use this How To Guide to submit your request. We recommend using a computer to submit your request as mobile devices have been found to be unsuccessful. 

    Please Note: You will select Emergency Leave on the TruePay site. This is the COVID related leave option.

    Questions? Call 720-423-3092 or email


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    Denver, CO 80203

    Site Manager
    Derek Bell

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