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You may be eligible for short-term disability through your collective bargaining unit if you are a Corrections Officer, Sergeant or Captain and you have a medical condition or injury that was not caused by your employment at King County.

Short-term disability is not administered by King County. To access Short-Term Disability benefits, contact the provider, The Hartford at 1-800-289-9140 or apply on line at www.TheHartfordAtWork.com external link . Please have your policy number and your social security number handy when calling. (Policy #675942 for Correction Officers and Sergeants. Contact Ft Dearborn on Policy # F005689-0001 for Captains). There is a 7-calendar day waiting period, during which you can use sick leave, or when exhausted, use other types of paid leave. NOTE: To access your King-County-provided short-term disability benefits, you must apply separately from FMLA/KCFML.