Weekly Update — 10 p.m. last call liquor clarity; mask enforcement answers

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[Webinar Replay] Join Rick Braa and get answers to 10 p.m. last call liquor questions, lease challenges and more

Watch it here!

[Flow chart] What to do if you think you’ve been exposed to coronavirus

As an essential business, paying close attention to safety measures and health symptoms is a daily focus. The Department of Health has created a flow chart of indicators that can help you and your team stay healthy and safe. To see the flow chart, click here.

Big changes for taverns, breweries, wineries and distilleries start today

Last Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced hospitality businesses with four license types must end indoor dining operations to reduce the increasing number of coronavirus cases spreading in Washington state. Click here for guidance just for these businesses and learn how to change your license.

Overview of official mask guidance

This helpful document from the Office of the Governor uses graphics to help communicate essential and official guidance and best practices concerning the mask-wearing requirement.

Click here

[Legal] Mask wearing questions and answers

Catharine Morisset, attorney at law with Fisher & Phillips LLC, has provided some in-depth answers to some of the most common questions she’s gotten regarding mask requirements and how your operation can stay legally compliant – as well as healthy and safe. Click here to read more.

Federal HEALS Act: Check out the proposed details

Been wondering what’s happening with federal coronavirus relief for your business? Check out the latest details on the Senate Healthcare Economic Assistance Liability Protection and Schools Act proposal. Click here.

Register for meetings in your area

The Washington Hospitality Association is hosting a series of virtual town halls, bringing together hospitality members and local lawmakers to speak to the issues impacting our state and industry. Association President and CEO Anthony Anton will present a state of the industry speech and we’ll be keeping you up-to-date with the latest changes from state government as well as providing opportunity to let your questions be heard by your local elected officials. These events are scheduled to be one hour long and will all begin at 10 a.m.

Northwest Washington (Aug. 6) Click here to register
Snohomish County (Aug. 13) Click here to register

[Reopening] Are you aware of Legionnaire’s disease?

If your business has been closed for any extended period of time then your operation may be at risk of Legionnaire’s disease. Make sure your business is safe and ready for reopening by clicking here.

$10 million in grant funding available to Spokane County small businesses

Spokane County approved $10 million in CARES Act funds to be used as $2,500 grants to small businesses. To see if you qualify, click here.

Show your support for the Blueprint for Restaurant Revival

Congress will consider its final coronavirus response bill for 2020. The National Restaurant Association is asking you to contact your lawmaker and tell them to support the Blueprint For Restaurant Revival, including a $120 billion recovery fund and a second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding.

Click here to act

Webinars

[CEO Podcast] Let’s talk about the new restrictions

Association President and CEO Anthony Anton will hop on Zoom at 10 a.m. on Aug. 5 for his monthly chat with members – and to talk about the latest legal challenges, state of the industry and virus spread. Register here.

Training

Get your employees ServSafe Manager certified online

ServSafe Manager exams can now be taken online with an online proctor. We have an amazing deal for members to get the entire package, course, exam and proctor, for $134. This is a $45 savings and will only be available through July 31.

Register

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