Disability

Disability Income Benefits:

New for 2021 – Unum will be our new Short and Long-Term Disability insurance carrier effective 1-1-2021!

Washington County provides short term disability benefits to 0.5 FTE – 1.0 FTE employees and core long-term disability benefits to 1.0 FTE employees. In the event you become disabled from a nonwork-related injury or illness, disability income benefits are provided as a source of income. You are not eligible to receive short-term disability benefits if you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits. To apply for short term disability, go to Packet, select Human Resources and then Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to print the Request Form and the Physician’s Statement. Excludes Deputy Sheriff and Elected Officials