Other information about actions being taken by the U.S. government is available at https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus and in Spanish at https://gobierno.usa.gov/coronavirus
Washington State Coronavirus Information Hub
Washington State Department of Health
- Additional Languages HERE
- DOH operates a hotline, with multiple language assistance, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at 1-800-525-0127.
King County Public Health: (206) 477-3977
Snohomish County Public Health: (425) 339-5200
Skagit County Public Health: (360) 416-1500
Whatcom County Public Health: (360) 778-6100
If you are looking to get your COVID-19 vaccine or booster, visit the Washington State Department of Health's Vaccine Locator here: https://vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov/
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in close contact with someone who tested positive, you can find a COVID-19 testing site near you here: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/TestingforCOVID19/TestingLocations
You can also get free at-home test kits thru state and federal programs:
- The Biden administration is distributing free at-home tests, and you can order four at-home rapid tests thru USPS here: https://www.covidtests.gov
If you are uninsured or undocumented and concerned about your symptoms, you may call Community Health Plan of Washington’s 24/7 Nurse Helpline at 1-866-418-2920.
Additional Healthcare Resources
If you need help with your student loans, you may be able to temporarily suspend your payments by applying for a deferment or forbearance from the U.S. Department of Education
Visit www.sba.gov/coronavirus for guidance and resources
OneRedmond Resources in Times of Crises
Kirkland Chamber COVID-19 Business Resources
United Way of King County’s COVID-19 Response Fund in partnership with the Seattle Foundation and others
Anyone who has lost their job due to coronavirus or has had to take time off to self-quarantine or care for a sick relative (and does not get paid sick time from work) should apply for UNEMPLOYMENT insurance. Info on that here.
Anyone whose job has brought them into direct contact with someone with coronavirus (for instance, a first responder or a health care worker) and has become ill or are required to quarantine can file for WORKERS’ COMP. File for that here.
If you or a friend or family member are out of work, Washington State's Employment Security Department provides support services as well.
The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions has developed a list of financial resources for Washington consumers impacted by the Coronavirus.
Information from Veterans Affairs on COVID-19 for Veterans
VA Puget Sound Director Letter to Veterans
Department of Defense
Basic Needs: Rent, Utilities, Food and More
If you are unable to make a rent payment, contact your landlord immediately and try to work out an agreement. If you are in need of rental assistance, you can also contact a housing counseling agency toll-free (800) 569-4287. They can help point you in the right direction.
Additional Rent Resources:
If you are struggling to pay your utility bills, contact your service provider right away. Many utility service providers offer emergency assistance programs.
Utility COVID-19 response pages: