The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on all of our lives. To assist our stakeholders, the Department of Labor has created guidance for employees, claimants, employers, insurance carriers, and other interested parties to address COVID-19 illnesses covered by the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

This guidance is posted to the Division of Federal Employees, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation (DFELHWC) website Home Page. The guidance is in two sections as follows:

The guidance is also available at the following link:
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/owcp/dlhwc/FAQ/lsfaqs in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

If you have any questions about this guidance, please contact your local Suboffice in the Eastern, Western and Southern compensation districts. The “Contact Us” page is available at the following link:
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/owcp/dlhwc/lscontac.