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COVID-19: Information for PEF Members & Staff

The spread of the coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, have impacted everyone’s lives – at work and at home.  From the beginning of the outbreak in March 2020, PEF has worked diligently to protect our members.  Those on the front line of New York’s response need information and resources to help keep them safe.  Those working from home need guidance on when it’s safe to return to work.  This page is where we will provide that information, along with additional resources available to you and what you can do to protect yourselves.

COVID Vaccine

COVID Toolkit for PEF Leaders

Health and Safety

COVID-19 PEF Memorial

Childcare Issues

7/2/2020 – Childcare Issues

Workers Compensation


UPDATED: 6/26/2020

PEF Director of Contract Administration put together a FAQ document based on the many questions we have been receiving from our members. The Q&A document will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.

We know this is a stressful and, at times, confusing period. Please continue to check the PEF website and social media pages for updated information and please feel free to send us your questions and concerns.

Find the most updated PEF Q&A document here

Letters to State Agencies

General Information

Tracking Clusters

11/24/20: Is your home or work in a COVID cluster hot spot? Use this tool to find out.

If you are interested in getting more information or seeing where the COVID micro clusters are you can visit the New York Forward website:

Search Cluster maps by county or to look up by address:


DOH Guidance on Clusters


Detailed NYS Micro Cluster Metrics


COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool