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Lodging businesses in Washington state can remain open while requirements regarding public spaces like pools and sport courts remain in place. Employees should be trained to maintain social distancing, wear masks and properly sanitize all areas of the establishment. Below, we have provided lodging-specific resources and tools to help you keep up with the changes to guidance at the state and federal levels. If you need more specific guidance, or if you have additional questions, please call your Territory Manager or email communications@wahospitality.org.

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Toolkit: What you need to know to get ready to apply for these tax-free grants

  • Lodging establishments with 33% of revenue from onsite F&B may be eligible for Restaurant Revitalization grants. Restaurants with separate EIN are able to apple independently.

Department of Health guidance for lodging properties (updated 4.14.21)

  • DOH updated guidance for transient accommodation is a quick way to link to guidelines for various activities and facilities at a lodging property.

Requirements for weddings, funerals and business events

  • Counties are no longer all in the same phase of the Healthy Washington—Roadmap to Recovery plan. If your business relies on weddings, funerals and other business events, here’s what you need to know.

Hotel pools and spa guidance for Phase 2 and Phase 3

Guidance for fitness centers in Phase 2 and 3

  • Counties are no longer all in the same phase of the Healthy Washington—Roadmap to Recovery plan. If your business includes a fitness center, here is what you need to know, whether you are in Phase 2 or Phase 3.

Some lodging employees eligible for vaccines March 31

  • All Washington state restaurant employees, foodservice workers, and some lodging employees will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine, effective March 31.

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Governor signs bill extending cocktails to go and other LCB allowances

It’s official – Washington state restaurants will be able to sell beer, wine and cocktails to go until July 1, 2023. The extension of the temporary rule change comes from the passage of House Bill 1480, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) agency-request legislation, which Governor Inslee signed into law on April 14.

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