Weekly Update — We have resources for your mental health

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This year has been hard on our industry: We have resources for your mental health

There is no shame in getting help for depression, anxiety or suicidal feelings.

There is so much going on all at once and you might find yourself compartmentalizing your feelings to deliver unprecedented customer service with a smile. Please find the support that is right for you, your family and employees. Click here.

Governor updates guidance for weddings and funerals

Gov. Jay Inslee announced updated guidance for weddings and funerals, allowing wedding and funeral receptions to resume, as long as they meet specific requirements. Click here to read more.

King County spot-checks see strong overall industry compliance, but still work to do

A month into a new education program, Public Health – Seattle King County is reporting a strong overall compliance effort by restaurant operators in adhering to state guidelines. To read more about the initial findings, click here.

CDC advises against daily hotel room cleaning, unless requested

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued new hotel guidance advising against daily housekeeping service of occupied guest rooms unless requested. For details, including an updated Safe Stay flyer click here.

Print and customize your own mask compliance posters — for free

The Stay Safe WA campaign has customizable posters available for your business to communicate mask compliance to customers.

Food Code updates: Give your feedback now

The Washington State Department of Health released its latest draft of the Food Code and wants your feedback before implementation. Review the draft changes and submit your comments by Sept. 29. Click here.

Wildfire season is here. Should you keep your outdoor seating open?

Over the weekend, many wildfires throughout the state not only burned homes and thousands of acres of land but created smoky skies and unhealthy weather conditions. We created a toolkit you can use to see if the air is too thick to keep your outdoor seating open.

Click here

[Video] How to decrease contact when processing payments

When going completely touchless isn’t possible, there are still ways to lessen the number of touch points. Watch this video to learn how you can reduce contact at your business.

Watch here


[WEBINAR] Wineries, breweries and taverns: Temporary indoor dining requirements with the LCB, DOH and Sysco

Representatives of the Liquor and Cannabis Board and State Department of Health will discuss the new food requirements for indoor dining for wineries, breweries and taverns under their existing licenses. A consultant from Sysco will share ideas on how to create a simple menu.

Join us at 10 a.m., Sept. 23.


[WEBINAR] Rick Braa: Managing PPP/EIDL and operating without PPP

Join us at 10 a.m. Sept. 30 for our newest Rick Braa webinar all about managing Paycheck Protection Program/Economic Injury Disaster Loans. Come learn and bring your questions on federal relief.



ServSafe Manager Online is here to stay

Washington can’t have in-person ServSafe Manager classes, but your employees can still get certified online. Employees can take the course and exam with an online proctor, all from the safety of their own homes, at their own pace. Register here.


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