COVID-19 Business and Employee Resources
Resources for Businesses and Employees
- Bothell Kenmore Chamber
- WA State Resources for Business and Employees
- Snohomish County resource links
Bothell CARES Small Business Grants
On June 2, 2020 City Council discussed dedicating a portion of state-shared CARES Act funding to businesses. We will accept applications for Bothell CARES Small Business Grants from Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7. We are providing emergency financial support for qualified small businesses negatively impacted by the mandatory closing of non-essential businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more and apply.
Reopening Phase 2 Kits
Bothell City Council approved utilizing King County Council’s Economic Development Relief Funds to purchase and distribute Phase 2 Reopening Kits to 150 Bothell businesses. The kits will help minimize the reopening costs of businesses hardest hit by the global pandemic - restaurants, bars, salons, gyms, and retail.
Each Phase 2 Reopening Kit includes:
- 2 gallons of hand sanitizer
- 2 wall-mounted hand sanitizer dispensers
- 40 reusable cloth masks
- Floor decals promoting social distancing
- 1 "We Are Open" banner
- Poster promoting safe practices
- City of Bothell window cling - "We are in this together"
The first round of kits were distributed on Tuesday June 30th. More will be handed out on Thursday, July 23 from 10am to noon at City Hall. If you were not able to pick one up, contact Jeanie Ashe, Jeanie.firstname.lastname@example.org, (425) 806-6149, for questions or to make other arrangements.
Safe Start Washington
Governor Inslee’s Safe Start Washington proclamation is effective as of June 1, 2020. Click here to read the full proclamation today. For additional guidance and information visit: coronavirus.wa.gov.
Essential Employees Needed
If you are looking for work, there are several companies hiring in response to societal changes, including hiring increases for grocery stores, cleaning companies, healthcare, government services, and others.