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Coronavirus Resource Guide Overview

Learn about the Washington Hospitality Association’s comprehensive knowledgebase that focuses on news, resources and information related to the COVID-19 and how it affects the hospitality industry.

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Coronavirus updates for King County members

The presence of coronavirus in our community is significantly impacting regular routines and creating unique challenges for the hospitality industry. Our first priority is promoting public health, for staff and

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Rules for delivering beer and wine

March 30, 2020 This information has become outdated. For current information please visit: March 18, 2020 — New Liquor Control Board rules Delivery – Beer/Wine “Off Premise Endorsement” required

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Social distancing: What does it mean and how do restaurants and hotels set up for it?

Today, restaurants, bars and other eateries are take-out, delivery and drive-thru service businesses. Hotel in-restaurant dining, bars and gyms are temporarily closed. While you’re still open for business, what’s the

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Association works tirelessly amid mandated business closures

By Anthony Anton, president and CEO Our team at the Washington Hospitality Association has worked around the clock throughout the weekend on behalf of our members. Today we face our

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Weekly Update — Letter from our CEO, coronavirus latest guidelines and restrictions

Hospitality CEO: Now is the time to act In a letter to Washington Hospitality Association members, our CEO Anthony Anton addresses the coronavirus and its impact on hospitality in Washington

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Hospitality CEO: Now is the time to act

Dear Washington hospitality members, Every day keeps bringing new information and developments regarding the coronavirus. Because of the work-from-home edicts of corporations and the drop in tourism, our industry of

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Coronavirus: Ban on gatherings in three counties

Effective immediately and lasting through the month of March 2020, events taking place in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties with more than 250 people in attendance are prohibited, according to

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Public Health — Seattle & King County Coronavirus Guidance for Restaurants

Public Health – Seattle & King County has announced new recommendations to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in addition to earlier guidance. Retail service may continue throughout King

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Special Edition: Coronavirus

What should we do if our business is impacted by coronavirus? The Employment Security Department on March 9 issued new emergency rules regarding COVID-19. The Department will provide wage replacement

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Coronavirus webinar summary

Here’s a brief list of some of the information and clarity conveyed at this morning’s coronavirus webinar. Let the biggest takeaway be that our industry is equipped and ready to

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Weekly Update: How to safeguard your business against coronavirus

[New Tools] How to safeguard your business against coronavirus News reports continue to trickle out updates on the dangers of COVID-19, the coronavirus. We want you to know that Washington

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Comply and Protect to Secure Payments

This article was originally published in Elavon’s Payment Smart newsletter. The Washington Hospitality Association’s payments processing system is backed by U.S. Bank/Elavon. Click here to learn more about the program.