Lewis County Business Recovery Toolkit
Return to Work Safely
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting how business functions in a variety of ways. From loss of business to remote work, things are changing quickly and businesses are being forced to adapt. The Lewis County Together Task Force offers this toolkit containing relevant resources and best practices to help you navigate this challenging time. And as this situation changes daily, this resource will continue to evolve to provide relevant information and resources.
The Lewis County Together Task Force is hard at work lending support to our business community in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This is a difficult period for our community, and we want you to know, you’re not alone. Local partners and agencies are coming together in an effort to reduce impacts happening today and to position ourselves for a strong recovery as we move forward.
Lewis County, we are in this together.
This toolkit will continue to be updated regularly as new information and resources become available. Please continue to check back for updates. Below, find a printable version of quick tips to get your business back to work.
Prepare Your Workplace
Prepare Your Employees
The Lewis County Together Blog
Find the latest news here! From local grant opportunities and reopening guidance to training opportunities and quick business tips, follow our blog to stay up to date as we rebound and reopen Lewis County businesses.
The Lewis County Together Task Force is here to help.
Our COVID-19 Business Toolkit is updated regularly and includes resources to help your business through this crisis.
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Loans, Grants, and Employment Resources
Find a list of resources for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Find information from the Small Business Administration (SBA), Department of Revenue, Washington Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), tools to help navigate the federal relief package (CARES ACT) and others. Also find local resources and grant opportunities in our community.
Industry-Specific Reopening Information
The pandemic has affected different industries differently — likewise, the reopening process may vary by sector. Find the latest information straight from the Governor’s office on reopening industries in the state.
Every Monday from 10-11 a.m., the Association of Washington Business’s Employer Resources Webinar Series provides real-time, expert insights on all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check the webinar landing page for who’s on the agenda to connect you with the latest information, direct from top officials.
SCORE, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow, and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. SCORE offers free live and recorded webinars & interactive courses on demand on small business topics and is actively offering support through the COVID-19 crisis.
The Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a network of expert business advisors working in communities across the state to help entrepreneurs or small business owners start. Find business survival strategies along with business education webinars.