During the current public health emergency, the state has allowed five more reasons for requesting an absentee ballot:

    • At higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 due to serious underlying medical conditions
    • Subject to a medically necessary quarantine or isolation order as a result of COVID-19
    • Advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to COVID-19 concerns
    • Experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and seeking a medical diagnosis
    • Caring for an individual who is subject to a medically necessary quarantine or isolation order as a result of COVID-19 or who has been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to COVID-19 concerns