Below are links to information and resources regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) available to individuals, workers, and employers. We will strive to keep this page updated and share the latest available information as we receive it.
- English: Novel Coronavirus Fact Sheet (PDF)
- Amharic: COVID-19 የህዝብ ጤና ምክረ ሀሳቦች (PDF)
- Arabic: COVID-توصيات الصحة العامة الخاصة ب 19 (PDF)
- Chinese Simplified: 新型冠状病毒 (PDF)
- Chinese Traditional: 新型冠狀病毒 (PDF)
- Hindi: COVID-19 Public Health हिदायते (PDF)
- Japanese: COVID-19（新型コロナウィルス）に関する公衆衛生上の推奨事項 (PDF)
- Khmer: វីរុសកូរ៉ូណាប្រភេទថ្មី (PDF)
- Korean: 신종 코로나바이러스 (PDF)
- Russian: Новый штамм коронавируса (PDF)
- Somali: Caabuqa Xalfaafka Wadnaha (PDF)
- Spanish: Nuevo coronavirus (PDF)
- Tagalog: Mga Rekomendasyon ng Pampublikong Kalusugan sa COVID-19 (PDF)
- Thai: ไวรัสโคโรนาสายพันธุ์ใหม (PDF)
- Vietnamese: Vi-rút Corona Mới (PDF)
The Washington Department of Health has established a Coronavirus Outbreak website with updated resources and information.
The federal government’s CDC website contains up-to-date information and guidance
Social distancing is one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of COVID-19 as the virus is transferred from person to person. Even if you do not show signs on the virus, you could be a carrier and should practice social distancing whenever possible.
Here are some resources for families affected by the statewide school closure.
The Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction has posted tips about how to talk to your kids about school closures.
The Washington Insurance Commissioner ordered health insurers to waive deductibles, coinsurance, and copays for COVID-19 teseting & insurers must allow a one-time early refill for prescription drugs.
Washington Healthplanfinder Extends Special Enrollment Period in Response to Growing Coronavirus Outbreak
The original special enrollment period, that ran from March 10, 2020 through April 8, 2020, will now continue through May 8, 2020. Coverage will start May 1, 2020 for customers who enroll after April 8.
Check the right side of the webpage for regularly updated COVID-19 resources in 15 languages.
Guidance from the Department of Health regarding child care for child care providers
This page contains links to college and universities providing updates regarding COVID-19
The state community and technical college board has shared a list of community colleges with updates regarding COVID-19.
Links to pages from the independent/private colleges on COVID-19 resources.
The Department of Corrections has been actively coordinating with the Department of Health. This website has information and resources for those with an incarcerated loved one including daily updates.
Public transportation agencies are taking steps to ensure travelers and commercial businesses can continue to safely use our networks of buses, rail, ferries and air travel.
You can get information about special enrollment, deductibles, and more from this FAQ.
The most current guidance and resources from the OSPI are provided below.
This is a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) information guide from the City of Seattle for immigrants who want to know more about how the issue of public charge might affect their ability to access healthcare and other services during this COVID-19 outbreak.
King County has compiled a list of resources to combat stigma and direct people to information.
WSF is taking a number of steps to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) and keep facilities as safe as possible.
Una comunicación del Departamento de Salud del estado de Washington
WSAC has resources for student loan borrowers as well as information on changes at the federal level regarding repayment of loans.
Tips and tactics email for taking care of your mental health
As guidance is updated, ACL will post or link to it on this page and share it through the ACL Updates email service.
The Office of the Insurance Commissioner has issue a FAQ related to emergency orders put in place.
Resources for individuals wanting to know how to access financial institutions, unemployment help, trouble paying credit cards, trouble paying mortgage or rent, student loan deferment, short term and emergency loans, help paying utilities, insurance issues, and avoiding scams
Employment Security has information for workers and businesses facing layoffs
Employment Security has programs designed to help individuals and employers during this unprecedented time.
This page has information and guidance on use of the state’s paid sick leave laws.
Get questions answered about whether you can use Paid Family and Medical Leave during the COVID-19 pandemic
For health care workers and first responders under quarantine, you may qualify for a workers’ compensation claim.
Washington Connection is the fastest and most comprehensive way to access and apply for government assistance.
Employment Security has programs to help Washington’s employers weather the financial impacts of COVID-19.
Governor Inslee’s website has a list of resources on assistance programs for businesses.
The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
With the outbreak of a coronavirus (COVID-19), business owners may question if their existing insurance policy covers this type of loss.
Resources that can help for Washington small businesses