This would require legislative action. We are watching the federal recovery package legislation closely as that will help inform next steps.
The legislature could not have foreseen the scale of the impact caused by the pandemic. Commerce is waiting to see the extent of federal relief and the course of the pandemic. The governor has stated that he has not ruled …Continue Reading
Commerce’s “Choose Washington” site has a page dedicated to businesses seeking COVID-19 information. Please refer to it often as it will be updated regularly. Small businesses in all 39 Washington Counties are eligible to apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster …Continue Reading
The Governor announced his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” directive on March 23 which identifies essential businesses. Veterinary clinics and hospitals have been identified as essential businesses.
The federal aid package is expected to provide some relief for both businesses and individuals. The Governor has taken the same approach in providing relief to the pandemic.