"For these people, and in the absence of telecommuting, the government opens the possibility of a work stoppage" with simplified approaches.
The government has announced that it has put in place a procedure to stop work simplified for those who are considered "at risk" in the face of coronavirus, in particular due to heart disease or respiratory, as well as for pregnant women. In the Face of the expansion of the virus, "it is now requested to vulnerable people considered 'at risk' (...) to limit to the maximum of their travel and their contacts", says the ministry of Health in a press release issued Wednesday evening.
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persons deemed "vulnerable" are those classified "at risk" by the High council public health (HCSP), he says. These include patients with respiratory insufficiency, chronic renal insufficiency, diabetes and history of cardiovascular disease. "For these people, and in the absence of telecommuting, the government opens the possibility of a work stoppage", as is already the case for people who have been in contact with sick people or for the parents forced to keep their child, the statement said.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
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"This procedure also applies to pregnant women", added the ministry, which states have put in place steps "simplified" for the people concerned. To take advantage of the work stoppages, the vulnerable people, that is to say, with a "long-term medical condition", and recognised as such by health Insurance - must register on the site "declare.ameli.fr", opened on Wednesday.
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The stop will be established automatically if the person meets the established criteria. When necessary, "the medical service of the fund will contact the person to verify the situation", explains the ministry. "On the basis of this work stoppage, the employee will be compensated as of the 1st day of arrest in the same conditions as for sickness benefit by the health insurance and will, if appropriate, a supplement to employer", he says. This tele-service will be open to all insured persons, regardless of their plan membership, " he adds.