The Ellensburg Downtown Association continues to support and advocate for our small businesses during this time. We aim to provide the most up to date business information, event information, and assistance information that we can to help our community and entrepreneurs navigate COVID-19. Please reach us by emailing [email protected] or by leaving a voicemail at (509) 962-6246.
For contests and activities we are hosting in support of our businesses, click HERE.
Remain Up To Date on COVID-19
For accurate, up to date information on COVID-19 globally and locally, check with the World Heath Organization and we recommend you follow the Kittitas County Public Health Department’s website and Facebook.
Orders and Restrictions
Updated Business Information
We are keeping up to date on the changes our businesses are experiencing, whether that is closing, changing hours, or staying open for take out/delivery. If you see a correction that needs to be made, please email [email protected] for an immediate response.
Resources for Community Members
HopeSource is offering support to community members who might need grocery delivery, yard help, etc. They are also signing up volunteers to help with this program.
Resources for Employers
The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce offers resource information to both members and non-members.
The Chamber of Commerce has two ways you can share information to help community economic development professionals better understand the impacts you are experiencing or predict to experience due to COVID-19. Find the Impact Survey and Impact Worksheet below.
If your business remains open, the CDC is a reliable resource providing you ways to ensure the safety of your customers and staff.
Facebook is offering 100M in grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Washington small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.
Resources for Employees
If you are unemployed due to COVID-19, check HERE for specific details regarding your situation.
Central Washington University
All buildings on Central’s campus are now officially closed to the public. All in person labs and classes have been canceled for Spring Quarter. Food services for students living on campus will be available for take out only. All university-sponsored events, including Commencement ceremonies and associated activities are cancelled.