The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has opened the Healthcare Worker Bonus (HWB) HWB Program Portal to facilitate submission by eligible employers on behalf of their employees who qualify for bonus payments for Vesting Period 2. Vesting Period 2 is the timespan between April 1, 2022, and September 30, 2022. The HWB Program Portal will be open for submission for a period of thirty (30) days. For more information on the Healthcare Worker Bonus (HWB) Program, go to the NYSDOH HWB Program webpage which also includes a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. Qualified employers are encouraged to routinely review these resources for the latest information. The FAQ page will continue to be updated as additional information becomes available.