Covid 19 Seattle

DCYF Announces Additional COVID-19 Relief Funds for Child Care Stabilization

Olympia — Today, the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) announces a second round of child care funding to help strengthen the existing child care market for working families and providers. The Governor and Legislature approved over $70 million for the child care industry to address the ongoing economic impacts of COVID-19. These additional relief funds build …

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Mayor Durkan Extends Moratoriums on Evictions of Commercial, Nonprofit, and Residential Tenants Through the End of the Year

Office of Economic Development Provides Additional 72 Small Businesses With $10,000 Grants in Third Round of Small Business Stabilization Fund Seattle (August 14, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has signed an Executive Order to extend the moratorium on residential, nonprofit, and small business evictions in the City of Seattle until December 31, 2020. The Office of Economic Development (OED) has …

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Voting in the Time of COVID-19

It is already an uphill battle to vote for many in America with restrictive ID laws, few polling locations, and little to no paid time off for the working class to name a few reasons. We are now in the era of COVID and adjusting to living in a pandemic. What does COVID mean for the 2020 Elections state and …

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How to Prepare Financially for a Job Loss During a Pandemic

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, many states are reconsidering shutdowns and safer-at-home restrictions. As many small businesses and large companies prepare for that possibility, it’s important for people to be prepared for an unexpected job loss. “Whether it’s an upended economy, a sudden health issue or decisions by management, you can’t always predict what could impact your income,” …

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Highlights from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020

AAIC 2020 Highlights New Research Linking Flu, Pneumonia Vaccination &Low Early-Life BMI with Reduced Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia -Advances Toward an Alzheimer’s Blood Test -COVID-19’s Impact on Alzheimer’s Research, Long-Term Care and the Brain CHICAGO, JULY 30, 2020 — Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2020 suggests that flu (influenza) and pneumonia vaccination after age 60, …

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OCA – Resilient Communities: ON THE FRONT LINES: GOING BACK TO WORK

On August 1, 2020 – 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST Going back to work has looked different for everyone. The traditional “9 to 5” no longer applies to most workers. Frontline workers and essential workers find themselves continuing to go to the workplace, armed with PPE. Others are working from home and home-ing from work, with their children running …

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Paycheck Protection Program Town Hall on Forgiveness – Goldhouse Collective & U.S. SBA Event

Goldhouse SBA PPP

The Small Business Administration and Goldhouse are partnering up to host a virtual event on the PPP and Loan Forgiveness for minority businesses affected by COVID-19. Spread awareness of the SBA’s forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loan, specifically to small business owners from communities of color and other marginalized communities.$130Billion Left in the PPP Program!Minority-owned small businesses who have been disproportionately impacted by the …

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Ideas to have a special and memorable summer Transitioning to a smoke-free “new normal”

For a typical summer, you might have planned to go hiking, camping, visiting family or even travelling to other countries. This summer, however, is different than most due to the coronavirus outbreak. While some states have lifted their stay-at-home orders, many local businesses are still not up-and-running, which means it is harder to take normal summer vacations. The pandemic brings …

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Business owners encouraged to submit reports of damage by civil unrest by July 17

Individuals and businesses that faced damage or other losses due to looting, property damage and violence during the protests in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police have until July 17 to submit reports of those losses. Businesses in King County that suffered property damage or other losses since May 25, 2020 may be eligible for …

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City of Burien Small Business Relief & Recovery Grant Program Available Now!

The City of Burien has made grant funding available to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19-required business closures. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualifying businesses. Funding is limited and applications will close July 13. Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab

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