COVID-19

For the latest COVID-19 health guidance, statistics and resources, visit Coronavirus.wa.gov.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) information and updates


Statewide COVID-19 information

For the latest information and resources, see the new state website:

Visit coronavirus.wa.gov

Workers and families

Get resources for you and your family

 The Employment Security Department expanded benefits for workers impacted by COVID-19. ​See who qualifies for specific benefits.

For additional information on:

  • Benefits for employees directed to isolate or quarantine
  • Temporary layoffs related to COVID-19
  • Job loss related to COVID-19

Get employment information from ESD

For quarantined heath care workers and first responders:

​Get industrial insurance through L&I

 

Businesses

For information on:

  • Financial assistance (including SBA loans)
  • Export assistance
  • Employer and worker assistance
  • Insurance assistance

Get resources for impacted businesses and workers

Additional guidance on construction

For business insurance information

Visit the Insurance Commissioner's webpage

You can assist our statewide COVID-19 response by donating labor, goods, services, facilities, etc. 

See how you can help

Governor Inslee ordered non-essential businesses to close until at least April 6 unless all employees can work remotely.

See "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers" qualifications

"Trabajadores Esenciales de Infraestructura Crítica"

Need further clarification about your business?

Fill out the Essential Business Inquiries form 

 

Schools

For updates on:

  • School closures
  • Information and guidance for parents

Visit the OSPI COVID-19 webpage

 

Insurance

We have ordered Washington health insurers to waive deductibles and cost-sharing for coronavirus testing. For information related to:

  • Health insurance
  • Travel insurance

Get insurance information (Insurance Commissioner)

For Washingtonians without health insurance: the Washington Health Benefits Exchange opened a limited-time special enrollment period through April 8, 2020.

Enroll for health insurance

 

Veterans

For information about state veterans homes:

Visit the WA Dept. of Veterans Affairs webpage

 

Local health departments

For information specific to your county, visit the website of your local health department:

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