COVID-19 Emergency Resources

 
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If you know of a resource which should be added to this page or if you want to share how COVID-19 has impacted your workplace, please contact us here.

Reopening & Recovery

Relief for Businesses & Nonprofits

Support and direct assistance for your workplace - includes small businesses, nonprofits, performers, freelancers, gig workers, and more
PPP applications have reopened as of July 6. New deadline is August 8. There is still $130 billion available.
 
Beware of fraud!
IRS guidelines (federal)
ESD: unemployment fraud (WA)
Other SBA Relief Options
EIDL Loans, Express Bridge Loans, 

 

County, City, and Neighborhood-Specific Resources
 

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Important Info for Employers

Business.wa.gov - one-stop shop for WA small businesses around COVID-19

Resources for Employees

Access to public benefits, protections against discrimination, specific supports, and more

Official Resources

Info and resources from government departments and agencies broader than the specific needs of small businesses, nonprofits, and other establishments.

Community Resources


  • Watch this safety webinar by King County Public Health for outreach staff working with vulnerable communities and small businesses

Alerts for Employers & Businesses

Important information on emerging situations

July 17 - Seattle mandates enforcement of mask-wearing; businesses face fines, jail, and loss of license if in violation

July 16 - Gov. Inslee announces new limits on gatherings

July 7 - Gov. Inslee: masks are required to be worn at all times, businesses must enforce

May 1 - Governor Inslee announces phased re-opening, extends stay-at-home order until end of May.

March 26 - Congress passes the CARES Act

March 23 - Governor Inslee announces "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order.

March 18 - Mayor Durkan has temporarily prohibited the eviction of Seattle small businesses and nonprofits for at least the next 60 days.


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