• Phase 1 & Phase 2: Business Re-Opening Guidelines & Other Guidance

    Governor Inslee Phase 1 Guidelines:
    New guidelines have been issued to Retail, Auto dealerships, landscapers and dog walkers today. Please review the relevant Phase 1 guidelines for your business below. In addition to the Governor's guidelines, we have attached other helpful guideline local businesses are creating to help keep their employees and customers healthy, as best as possible.
    Retail Curbside Pick Up
    Vehicle and Vessel Sales
    Landscaping & Outdoor Maintenance Industry
    Pet Walking Industry
    Construction Industry
    Car Wash Industry
    Religious & Faith Based Organization Guidance

    Governor Inslee Phase  Guidelines:

    Personal Services – hair & nail salons

    *Please Note: We are currently in Phase 1, please only use Phase 2 guidelines as a preparation tool

    If you would like more details including some general guidelines for "employers" to use to start creating your own business' guidelines please review the Governor's full Safe Start WA Phased Plan
    Additional Guidelines Provided By Industry-Specific Associations & Government Agencies
    The Chamber will continue to collect resources like these and share them as we come across them. Below are some additional guidelines and webinars you can attend to get up to speed on the latest safety requirements:
    Safety Operation Plan - Washington Retail Association (Very helpful checklist inside)
    Moving Beyond Stay At Home - Washington Retail Association
    COVID19 Re-Opening Guidelines - National Restaurant Association

    Washington State "New Normal" Planning - Boston Consulting Group (Checklist included as well as blueprint for creating your own guideline)
    Cleaning tips for restaurants to help prevent the spread of COVID19 - Oregon Health Authority
    "We Care" - Local Spring Hill Suites by Marriott Consumer Message on Cleanliness
    Toolkit to Safely return to work - Master Builders Association
    Health & Sanitation Requirements - Wynn Resorts
    Small Business Liaisons - Washington State Resource
    Oregon Winery Tasting Room Requirements
    US Tennis Association: Guidelines for Play
    US Pickleball Association: Return to Play
    Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 - US Department of Labor OSHA

    COVID-19 Prevention: General Requirements & Prevention Ideas for Workplaces - WA Labor & Industries
    General Website with several resources for businesses - WA Labor & Industries
    Use of Cloth Face Coverings - CDC
    As we re-open and are out in public more it will be key to keeping ourselves and each other healthy by wearing face coverings. With PPE hard to find, this shows you how to make your own reusable / washable cloth covering. Distribute to your employees if you'd like.

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