Resources & Guidance for Businesses and Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Mayor Jenny Durkan and the City of Seattle are working with our regional, state and federal partners to help working people and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This page contains a growing list of local, state, federal, and private resources for Seattle employers and employees regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a rapidly evolving situation, and we will update this page as more information is made available.

For the most current general information medical or health care information about the coronavirus outbreak, please visit: Public Health - Seattle & King County. For more information on the City's overall response, please visit: For the latest news from the City of Seattle, please visit:

Resources at a Glance

To view our flier summarizing the resources available to employers, employers, and nonprofits, please click here.

Join Our Weekly Webinars

We are hosting biweekly webinars for small businesses to share new developments, hear about the impacts you are experiencing, and answer your questions. Please join us every other Wednesday, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.. Register here.

Stay Informed on COVID-19

Please continue to stay informed on this public health crisis from local, state, and federal sources.

Washington State Department of Health: Website, Twitter, Facebook

Washington State Novel Coronavirus Call Center: If you have questions about what is happening in Washington state, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call the Washington State Department of Health: (800) 525-0127 and press #. This helpline is open from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. every day.

Governor Jay Inslee: Website, Twitter, Facebook

Public Health -- Seattle & King County: Website, Twitter, Facebook

King County Novel Coronavirus Call Center: If you are a King County resident and have symptoms of COVID-19 or questions, you can call (206) 477-3977. This helpline is open from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. every day. The operators are able to connect with a third-party interpreter.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Website, Twitter, Facebook

City of Seattle: Website, Twitter, Facebook

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan: Website, Twitter, Facebook

Contact the City of Seattle's Office of Economic Development

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest updates about local, state and federal services available to employers and employees affected by the COVID-19. To contact us directly, please email us at or call 206-684-8090.

Economic Development

Markham McIntyre, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 5752, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94708, Seattle, WA, 98124-4708
Phone: (206) 684-8090
Phone Alt: (206) 684-0379
Fax: (206) 684-0379

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