For Yelm area residents: Yelm-To-Go is the place to know which restaurants have carry-out and delivery services here.
Washington State Resources:
Washington State Department of Health Website – Current information about the spread of COVID-19 in Washington.
Outbreak Preparedness for Communities and Organizations – Washington is working to be as prepared as possible for the potential spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 and Businesses – Information for administrators and employees.
Guidance for Persons at Higher Risk – Information for people who are older or who have underlying health conditions.
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
coronavirus.gov – The CDC’s main page with information about COVID-19.
Fact Sheet – What you need to know about COVID-19.
How COVID-19 Spreads – Learn about how the virus spreads, so you can better understand the ways you can help stop it.
Prevention and Treatment Information – There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19, but there are ways to limit exposure to the virus.
Symptoms – Fever, cough, and shortness of breath are COVID-19 symptoms identified by the CDC.
What To Do If You Are Sick – Instructions about what to do if you suspect you may have the virus.
Guidance for Travelers – Includes information about COVID-19 for travelers and travel-related industries.
Guidance for Businesses/Employers – Contains strategies and plans to help employers prevent the spread of the virus in the workplace.
Stigma Related to COVID-19 – Stigma hurts everyone by creating more fear or anger towards ordinary people.
Frequently Asked Questions – Find answers to frequent questions about the coronavirus, the illness it causes, and how you can protect yourself.
We are also focused on directing small businesses to the information and resources needed to survive this difficult season.
- Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) has compiled a list of resources for small businesses in Thurston County impacted by COVID-19.
- Economic Injury Worksheet: The State Department of Commerce has provided this form to report the economic impacts of COVID-19 on local businesses. The information will be used to document the need for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance.
- The State of Washington and Governor Jay Inslee are working with local and federal partners to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and created a list of resources for businesses and workers.
- President Donald Trump declared a National Emergency on Friday, March 13, which opens up the opportunity for the U.S. government to provide financial relief and other assistance to businesses and organizations impacted by COVID-19.
- The Washington Tourism Alliance has compiled a list of resources for businesses.