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Businesses and workplaces have an important role to play in helping slow the of COVID-19. Below are resources and current guidance to help keep your workers and customers safe.

Please note that while many industry sectors such as restaurants, bars, gyms, retails stores and other businesses have returned to normal capacity and operations, individual businesses may choose to maintain restrictions as they deem appropriate for the health and safety of their workers and customers.

Reporting COVID-19

Employers should follow Washington State Labor & Industries (L&I) requirements for COVID-19 in the workplace:

  • Organizations and businesses with less than 50 community members or employees no longer need to report COVID-19 cases.
  • Organizations with 50 or more community members or employees should continue to report outbreaks to L&I within 24 hours if they suspect COVID-19 is spreading in their workplace or if there are two or more confirmed or suspected cases among community members or employees in a 14-day period.

Although Washington State’s public health emergency proclamations for COVID-19 ended October 31, 2022, COVID‑19 is still a recognized workplace hazard that employers must address. See L&I Requirements and Guidance for Preventing COVID‑19 and reporting cases.

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 For questions and assistance

COVID-19 information
For COVID-19 information and resources visit kingcounty.gov/covid.

For general questions about COVID-19 in Washington State call the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1-800-525-0127. Say your preferred language when connected.

Request an accommodation
If you have a disability and need accommodation, email publichealthaccommodations@kingcounty.gov.

Isolation and quarantine requests
For isolation and quarantine requests contact the King County COVID-19 Mobile Isolation and Quarantine Program at 206-848-0710. Staff are available 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Non-medical questions about COVID-19, including compliance and business-related issues?
Contact King County COVID-19 Business and Community Information by submitting a written inquiry or report online.


Additional resources


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