Do you need to apply for unemployment insurance?
You can apply online at https://edd.ca.gov/
You may also want to consider State disability benefits or Paid Family Medical Leave if you are taking time off work to take care of your own health or a family member with a health condition
Are you up to date with all the State laws and regulations around taking leave?
You can learn more by watching the most recent City of Oakland Town Hall. Info about social benefits begins around minute 45.