Local Business Resources
The Lynnwood Chamber
The Lynnwood Chamber works to build and support a strong economy. They are a diverse organization and continually look to partner with our local businesses and community leaders.
The Lynnwood Chamber has launched an online campaign called Lynnwood Cares and they are working with local small businesses to help support each other and our community. Find out more by visiting https://www.facebook.com/LynnwoodCares.
Economic Alliance Snohomish County
Economic Alliance Snohomish County is a catalyst for economic vitality resulting in stronger communities, increased job creation, expanded educational opportunities, and improved infrastructure.
They have launched a COVID-19 Local Business Resource site located at https://localsnoco.com/
City of Lynnwood's Economic Development Department
Our Economic Development Department serves as a catalyst for economic development that provides healthy businesses, quality employment opportunities and sustainable City revenues, and to foster economic vitality through programs and projects necessary to implement economic development policies.
We are always happy to help connect our local Lynnwood businesses to the right resources to support their needs.
Visit us online at www.LynnwoodWA.gov/EconDev, call 425-670-5249 or email econdev@LynnwoodWA.gov.
State and Federal Resources for Businesses and Workers
Find information on who is an essential businesses, information from the Employment Security Department related to unemployment benefits for your employees, or yourself, information on small business loans and other relief opportunities.
A number of new programs were authorized to help small businesses in the Federal CARES Act, signed into law last Friday. Below are some great resources and information on the programs specifically for businesses:
Health Department Guidelines for Essential Service Operations
During the Governor's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, only essential businesses may continue to operate. If you are an essential businesses, there are important steps that you must take in order to be in compliance and keep your employees and customers safe.
- All essential businesses providing goods and services within the City of Lynnwood shall follow the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention when conducting essential activities and services.
- Restrict employees AND customers/clients showing symptoms of COVID-19 from entering the workplace in a manner consistent with CDC guidelines.
- Ensure employees AND customers/clients maintain at least 6’ from other people.
- Ensure employees AND customer/clients wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds as frequently as possible or use hand sanitizer, cover coughs and sneezes, and do not shake hands.
- Take all steps necessary for employees AND customers/clients to conduct business from home to the extent possible.
- Perform frequent cleaning of the work space, especially high touch areas.
- All public and private play equipment in common areas shall be closed with notice of closure posted.
Resources for Essential Businesses:
- Snohomish Health District COVID-19 Info for Businesses:
- Guidance for Essential Businesses:
- Guidance for Grocery Stores:
- Downloadable Posters to hang in your business: