Current COVID-19 guidance
For businesses and workplaces in King County
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.
Businesses and workplaces must notify Public Health within 24 hours if you suspect COVID-19 is spreading in your workplace or if there are two or more confirmed or suspected cases among your employees in a 14-day period. Please track cases reported by employees and submit a report if your facility meets that threshold. Public Health is currently only able to review reports from workplaces with 10+ employee COVID-19 positive cases identified within a 14-day period.
Washington State COVID-19 Resources
- Proclamation 20-25.19
- L&I Workplace Safety and Health Guidance
- Guidance and resources for businesses and employers
- Sample COVID-19 Plan for Small Employers
Washington State Department of Health guidance
- Guidance for Non-Health Care Businesses and Organizations
- Safe Cleaning and Disinfection Guidance for Public Spaces
Where to get more information from King County
Language assistance is available.
King County COVID‑19 Call Center
Contact the call center at 206‑477‑3977 with medical questions related to COVID-19. The call center is available daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and isolation and quarantine requests can be made from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
If an isolation and quarantine request is received between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. the call center will take a message, and isolation and quarantine staff will return the call the next morning.
If you need language interpretation or online help, contact the call center and say your preferred language when connected. If you have a disability and need accommodation, contact the call center or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State
Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127.
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