For businesses


On April 2, Governor Jay Inslee extended the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order through May 4, requiring every Washingtonian to stay home unless they need to pursue an essential activity. The proclamation also bans all social, spiritual and recreational gatherings, and closes all non-essential businesses. Learn more about what this means for Washington residents and businesses. These resources can be found at

El gobernador Inslee anuncia la orden de "Permanecer en sus hogares y mantener la salud"

On March 27, US Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that includes programs and initiatives intended to assist businesses with their needs during this pandemic. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain nonprofits and other employers. 

In partnership with the Downtown Everett Association, the City of Everett developed a website,, to help support businesses in Everett that are providing customers a safe social distancing option for purchasing goods. Learn more.

For "essential businesses" in Everett:

Resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19:

Public health resources, information and guidelines for businesses and employers: