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COVID-19 Resources    

The follwing links include information on businss resources to address COVID-19.

Tools for Economic Development  Professionals

GIS Planning - Top 10 Impacts the Coronavirus on Economic Developers - 3.20

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Legislation Summary: The Federal CARES Act

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet                 

US Government/Federal

Centers for Disease Control

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation: Corporate Aid Tracker, tracking the contributions of corporate and private businesses to help with COVID-19 needs

SBA Disaster Assistance Loans

SBA Economic Injury Loans  

SBA Economic Injury Worksheet

SBA  Three Step Process for Disaster Loans

SBA Planning and response to COVID-19 impacts in the workplace

SBA Export Assistance

Internal Revenue Service - Tax Payment Deferral

Washington State

COVID-19 Regional Economic Impact Report

Washington State COVID-19 “One Stop Shop”

Washington Governor Jay Inslee: COVID-19 resource list for impacted Washington businesses and workers

Association of Washington Business (AWB) - Resources for Employers

Business Re-Entry Registration Information - Emergency Management Division, Washington Military Department 

Washington Department of Health – COVID-19 Information

Washington State Department of Commerce – Resources for Businesses

Commerce - Business crisis planner

Washington State Dept of Health - Workplace

Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) support in the form of unemployment benefits, e.g., Shared Work, Partial Unemployment and Standby

Export assistance for companies needing to expand to new markets

Washington State Department of Revenue (DOR)Business relief programs during COVID-19

Washington State Insurance CommissionerFind information on different types of insurance may be affected by COVID-19 

Washington’s Counties

Contact your Local Associate Development Organization/Economic Development Council and your local City and County