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Help Us Stay Safe and Open - Wear a Mask: COVID-19 Crisis Information, Resources, and Support for Your Business

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Gov. Inslee Tightens Safe Start Rules for Bars, Restaurants, Gyms, Weddings, Others

July 23, 2020
Gov. Jay Inslee announced changes to the state’s Safe Start plan Thursday that affect restaurants, bars, gyms, weddings and funerals, movie theaters and other services. Indoor service at bars will be closed, he said. Taverns, breweries, wineries and distilleries are defined as bars, even if they serve food.

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Tacoma Health Dept. Guidance for Reopening

You want to reopen but you want to make sure that your employees and customers are safe. How do you do it? What do you need to know?

The Tacoma Health Department’s Reopening Toolkit offers answers such as which mask to wear, and resources like important signage for display.

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You Must Wear a Mask

FACE COVERING AND EMPLOYER REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

GOVERNOR INSLEE’S MASK MANDATE

Face coverings and masks are important tools in preventing the spread of coronavirus. Used in conjunction with social distancing and physical barriers, they help protect workers and the public.

When should workers use cloth face coverings and masks to protect others from the coronavirus, and when should workers be required to use respirators to protect themselves.

WHICH MASK TO WEAR

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

To apply for forgiveness of your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, you (the Borrower) must complete this application as directed in these instructions, and submit it to your Lender (or the Lender that is servicing your loan). Borrowers may also complete this application electronically through their Lender. 

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US Chamber Loan Forgiveness Guide

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Covid-19 Business Info Series

Wednesday, September 9, 11:00am-12:00pm

Please join our panel for an in-depth discussion of issues for our businesses that have arisen due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Presenters include:

  • Dr. Mark Mariani, Chief Medical Officer, Retail Health, MultiCare Health System
  • Scott Kennedy, State & Local Government Affairs Manager, Alaska Airlines

Hosted by:

  • Tom Pierson, CEO, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce
  • Bruce Kendall, CEO, Pierce County Economic Development
  • John Powers, Exec Director, Kitsap Economic Development Alliance
Instructions

Starting at 10:45am (Webinar begins at 11:00) on your computer or cell phone with internet capability.

Online:
iPhone one-tap:
  • +16699006833,,843841095# or +13462487799,,843841095#
Telephone:
  • Webinar ID: 843 841 095
  • Dial +1 253 215 8782
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During this historic crisis, we are here to help facilitate opportunities for businesses in the South Sound.

Tom Pierson

CEO at Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber

The Chamber and EDB are essential resources during this challenging time.

AJ Gordon

Director of Growth and Strategy

In times like this, South Sound Business could not be more proud to help support the needs of our business community with the Rapid Response Team.

Josh Dunn

President

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