COVID-19 Business Updates & Information

Pierce County is Open for Business.

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, we’re here to help businesses access the resources and information they need.

Pierce County Back to Work Resource Guide

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Donate Supplies or Aid COVID-19 Response

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COVID-19 Business Information & FAQs

Visit Rapid Response South Sound
COVID-19 Business Info Series Mon. & Wed. @ 11:00 AM
Join a Call or Listen to a Previous Session
COVID-19 Business Resources
  1. Financial Assistance
  2. Employers/Employees
  3. Health Guidance 


SBA Coronavirus Relief Programs 

To learn more about other SBA relief options available for your business, click here.

SBA Disaster Loan Customer Service: Call (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov


City of Tacoma Resurgence Business Loan

Applications open January 27, 2021. The City of Tacoma will deploy $1.1 million received from the Economic Development Administration as low-interest business loans. The 5-year loans of up to $25,000 require no payments (no principal nor interest) for the first 12 months.


Recovery Assistance for Manufacturers

Impact Washington is inviting Washington based US Small-and medium-sized manufacturers (SME’s) to apply for CARES Act Recovery Assistance funds. These funds provide services that directly support a manufacturer’s ability to recover from the coronavirus. This program is currently paused and applications will reopen on February 26, 2021.


Puget Sound Energy 

  • PSE will keep utility services on during the COVID-19 outbreak. Customers who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 may receive a waiver of late fees and/or deferred payment plans. Click here for more information.


Peninsula Light Co. 

  • Temporarily suspending customer disconnects and may waive late-fees for at least the next month. 253-857-5950, or email penlight@penlight.org


Tacoma Public Utilities

  • TPU customers who are having trouble paying their bills should contact Customer Service at (253) 502-8600 or (800) 752-6745 and ask about extended payment plans.


Washington State Department of Revenue