Quebec COVID-19 financial aid

Premier François Legault (centre)

Apply for COVID-19 financial aid in Quebec today

$573 a week is being offered by the provincial government to Quebecers who can’t work due to COVID-19.

Today all Quebec workers forced into isolation by COVID-19 can apply for the $573 per week in financial aid being offered by the provincial government.

It was announced on Monday that Quebec would, via the Canadian Red Cross, offer this payment to those who have contracted Coronavirus, present symptoms or have recently returned from travel and are unable to work due to self-isolation.

Premier François Legault announces Quebec COVID-19 financial aid on Twitter

The program is intended for those who are ineligible for federal EI and aren’t being compensated by their employers or covered by private insurance.

The payments are intended to run for two weeks though in some cases it could be extended to four. ■

Verify your eligibility and apply for the program here.

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