If you are impacted by COVID-19 either as a business or individual, the Employment Security Department has programs that may be able to help. They adopted a series of emergency rules to relieve the burden of temporary layoffs, isolation and quarantine for workers and businesses. Please see the comparison guide that lists some of the most common scenarios that may occur and benefits that may apply.
The U.S. Government is doing all they can to combat COVID-19. The White House Coronavirus Task Force and multiple agencies are working together to provide as much information to individuals and businesses facing this crisis.
Including Resources from Center for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US Small Business Administration
On February 29, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency. Since then, numerous press releases have followed, which included banning gathering and events of more than 250 people and closing schools in across the state until the end of April. Here are some state-wide resources.
The Washington Department of Health is the main agency fighting COVID-19. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, or how the virus is spread, please call 1-800-525-0127. Phone lines are currently staffed from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m, seven days a week. Please note that this call center can not access COVID-19 testing results. For testing inquiries or results, please contact your health care provider.
Here are some best practices we are recommending during this time:
Covid-19 Resources for pharmacies from the Department of Health
WFIA’s national partner organizations have a wide variety of resources on the COVID-19. This page will give you some of the resources these organizations have created which may help you during this crisis. Including Resources from Food Marketing Institute, National Grocers Association, National Association of Convenience Stores.