National, State, and Local COVID-19 Resources



  1. CDC - Resources for Businesses and Employers
  2. US Small Business Administration (SBA)
  3. Internal Revenue Service: Coronavirus Tax Relief
  4. Federal Guidelines for Opening Up America Again
  5. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Small Business Survival Guide
  6. U.S. Department of the Treasury: Assistance for Small Businesses Paycheck Protection Program
  7. World Health Organization
  8. OSHA Guidelines for COVID-19
  9. Preparedness Planning Toolkits

WA State:

  1. Governor Inslee's COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Businesses and Workers by Business Sector
  2. Essential or Non-Essential?  Can you stay open in WA State?
  3. Washington SBDC Business Resiliency Toolkit and Guide
  5. WA Labor and Industries
  6. WA Employment Security Department
  7. WA State Department of Health
  8. WA Department of Commerce
  9. Emergency Management Division Business Preparedness Webpage
  10. WA Small Business Development Center
  11. WA Paid Family and Medical Leave
  12. Association of Washington Businesses (AWB) Rebound and Recovery Guide

Seattle, King & Surrounding Counties:

  1. King County Department of Public Health
  2. Seattle Office of Economic Development
  3. MBDA Tacoma Business Information & Resources


  1. Business Oregon - Resource List
  2. Oregon Economic Development Association - Impact Assistance

Resilience Advice from Friendly Sources

The following articles are not government resources, but suggestions from the private sector on ways small businesses can think about coping with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  These are not necessarily the views of Business Impact NW.

  1. Health, Wellness, and Leave Suggestions - SHRM
  2. 12 Marketing Steps to Face the Coronavirus Threat - Pascha Scott at
  3. Resource Toolkit - US Chamber of Commerce
  4. Adapting Social Media to Support Your Business - Hootsuite
  5. Resources for Employers - Association of WA Businesses (AWB)
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