Business Resources

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, Issaquah is committed to supporting local businesses with resources, information, promotion, regional collaboration and more. Sign up for the Economic Development Department’s Newsletter to stay up to date on changing information and resources.

Directive to Wear Face Coverings

Public Health – Seattle & King County issued a directive to wear face coverings in most public settings.

Businesses are required to post signage advising individuals to wear face coverings on the premises.

Learn more, and read a full FAQ, online.

  1. Doing Business During COVID-19
  2. Financial resources
  3. Relief Measures
  4. Temporary closures
  5. Virtual Assistance

Reopening Your Business

Governor Inslee’s orders still affect your business! His current ‘Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery’ plan lays out the process to safely reopen Washington state.  View updated reopening guidance for businesses and workers for your industry from the Governor’s office. You can also find information about the full plan here. Questions about your unique or specific business operations should be directed here.

Reopening your business will not only be specific to your business type, but also the size of your business, how you operate and several other factors. You can begin planning for your business reopening by reviewing these resources:

Technical Assistance

Understanding the new financial resources and how to best keep your business viable during this time can be challenging. Professional business advisers are available to help you at no-cost.

Change for To-Go and Delivery Cocktails

Starting May 6, 2020, licensed restaurants and bars can sell sealed mixed drinks with a full meal for takeout and delivery. This allowance will expire 30 days after the county, where the business is located, enters Phase 4 of Washington’s recovery plan.

Creative Industries

Marketing Your Business

In addition to the changes to business operations, the COVID-19 pandemic has also changed the way businesses advertise to their customers. 

Social Media Business Group

  • Issaquah businesses have created an informal Facebook group to share resources

State and Regional Resources

Learn more about public health best practices and other programs available for businesses.

Contact Us

Need further assistance? Please contact the City’s Economic Development team.

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