Events are moving rapidly. Federal, state and local governments are working to help. King County Council staff have compiled a range of information being developed by various agencies and governments that may be helpful to you and your residents on how to file for unemployment or workers’ comp; help with paying utilities, rent, and mortgages; issues with insurance; food assistance; and much more. All of this information is below.

COVID-19 Business Assistance 

A collaborative city effort between Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland, Redmond and Renton launched (re)STARTUP425 to offer free one-on-one technical business assistance and resources to Eastside small business owners in partnership with Business Impact NW.

This program provides assistance to business owners navigating city, state, federal, and private economic relief programs related to COVID-19. Visit to find resources, submit questions and request technical business assistance. Resources and assistance are available in multiple languages.