Emergency Small Business Relief Loans

Pierce County has created an interest-free loan program to assist small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses applying for loans must:

* Be a business physically located in Unincorporated Pierce County
* Have 10 or fewer employees (including business owner)
* Be in operation for one or more years
* Demonstrate at least a 25 percent reduction in revenues attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic

Apply here: http://www.piercecountywa.gov/reliefloan


Public Coronavirus Testing for Eligible Persons Started Saturday March 21 at Tacoma Dome

A drive-through coronavirus testing site has been built at the Tacoma Dome. Beginning Saturday, March 21, first responders, healthcare professionals, those at special risk and those that work with critical public infrastructure (grocery stores, public utilities, etc.) will be eligible for testing. Complete an online survey to confirm eligibility and register in advance. Survey and details here: https://www.tpchd.org/healthy-people/diseases/covid-19-drive-through-testing-information/


Additional resources:

Pierce County has set up a page with updates related to county business, emergency operations, and resources for families: https://www.piercecountywa.gov/6759/Coronavirus-Impacts

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department provides guidance to other agencies, businesses, and the public: https://www.tpchd.org/healthy-people/human-coronavirus

Latest from the State level here: https://coronavirus.wa.gov/

The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has compiled a list of frequently asked questions: https://www.tpchd.org/healthy-people/diseases/human-coronavirus/covid-19-frequently-asked-questions

For more information visit https://www.tpchd.org/healthy-people/human-coronavirus

Follow TPCHD on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TacomaPierceCoHD/

For non-health issues like business support, planning or general questions, call 855-722-5378.

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