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Unfortunately, you're not covered by the Family Medical Leave Act because it only pertains to employers with 50 or more employees. If you were covered, you would be entitled to 12 weeks of time off without the fear of losing your job.
In any event, you can't be terminated because of your disability. However, if you are not able to work because of your illness, the employer has the right to find a replacement for you.
This is a fine line the employer must walk because they can't claim you're being terminated because of your illness/disability, but they can legally terminate you for not being able to work as required by the employer.