COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

This page will serve as a ongoing resource for Participants and Signatory Employers of the IBEW Local 649 Benefit Funds. Please revisit the page as further information and developments become available regarding COVID-19.


Below are industry/plan notifications and various resources all Participants and Employers may find helpful.


Participant and Employer Notifications

Temporary Regulation - SUB Benefits

Application for Benefits - For Active Participants Displaced from Work or Exposed to COVID-19

Employer Form - To Report Displaced Participants


How to Submit the Completed Application and Supporting Documents by Email to


Our Staff Will Complete the Application for You - Please call 314/752-2330 and select Option 0.


If you prefer to complete the application yourself, below are instructions.

    (1) Participants are encouraged to complete, save and submit the application electronically by email.  Please

         note - you may need to open the application in Adobe to complete it. Please access the 'OPEN WITH

         DIFFERENT VIEWER' tab in upper right hand corner of application webpage to open in Adobe.

    (2) If you're unable to open in Adobe, you may also print, complete, scan and send the document.

    (3) Employer certification of displacement may also be sent by email.

Please note your email will not be delivered encrypted. 


How to Submit the Completed Application and Supporting Documents by Fax to 314/752-2339:

    (1) You may print, complete and send all documents by secure fax to 314/752-2339.


Global and National Resources

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

NECA Coronavirus Resource Center


Regional and Local Resources

Missouri Resources (State and Applicable Counties)
Illinois Resources (State and Border Counties)
State of Missouri Department of Health Illinois Department of Health                                   
  Madison County Health Department
  Monroe County Health Department
  St. Clair County Health Department






IBEW - NECA Service Center
5735 Elizabeth Avenue    ·    St. Louis, MO 63110    ·    Telephone: (314) 752-2330    ·    Fax: (314) 752-5813