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Impact Washington Announces Availability of $1.2M in CARES Act Funds to Aid Washington Based Manufacturers Impacted by Coronavirus Pandemic.

Thursday, June 25, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, COVID-19
Impact Washington, the Washington State MEP Center, is inviting Washington based US Small-and medium-sized manufacturers (SME's) to apply for CARES Act Recovery Assistance funds. These funds provide s... Read More

Phase 2 Safety and Health Requirements for WA Manufacturers to Open

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
Washington has been staying home and saving lives since the start of our statewide stay-at-home order issued on March 23, 2020. These efforts have allowed the state to move forward on our roadmap... Read More

A Message to Washington State Businesses from the Employment Security Department

Thursday, April 16, 2020 | News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
April 15, 2020 A message to Washington State businesses from the Employment Security Department   Dear Employers,   During these unprecedented times, we know that you are doi... Read More

Preventive Back to Work Measures for Manufacturers - A Letter from Our President

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 | News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
Dear Manufacturers and Manufacturing Community, I want to thank the many people and companies from our manufacturing community who, despite this troubling economic time, have generously offered to s... Read More

COVID-19 Economic Response & Recovery Upate - Paycheck Protection Program Details

Friday, April 3, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
Last night Governor Inslee extended the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order through May 4. The good news is that Washington State's social distancing efforts seem to be slowly "flattenin... Read More

Urgent Need for Medical Supplies - How WA State Manufacturers Can Help

Monday, March 30, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, COVID-19
Updated April 1, 2020 - The State of Washington is seeking to fill severe shortages of specific infection-control products and other healthcare supplies listed below. How can Washington State Manufa... Read More

Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers List

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, COVID-19
Governor Inslee issued an Executive Order directing all residents immediately to heed current State public health directives to stay home, except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of esse... Read More

COVID-19 Update and List of Critical Components & Supplies Needed For Our State

Friday, March 20, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, COVID-19
(Updated April 1, 2020) Gov. Jay Inslee did not issue a shelter-in-place order during his Friday afternoon news briefing; however, he is asking us as companies and individuals to be leaders and make d... Read More

Message from Impact Washington President & Center Director

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | News Release
As the global effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, Impact Washington is committed to exercising extreme caution in response to the latest updates of the COVID-19 outbreak by following... Read More

Impact Washington has compiled this partial list of resources to support economic retention and recovery related to COVID-19 coronavirus.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, COVID-19
We are working with our local and federal partners on response efforts and how to support Washington Manufacturers through this crisis. Below are resources that may help you as you make decisions r... Read More
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