Back to Work Resource Guide

Pierce County is Open for Business.

As Pierce County businesses continue to adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic, here’s a roundup of resources to help your business continue to operate under new guidelines or prepare to re-open.

Mask and distancing requirement changes as of May 21, 2021.

Announced May 13, 2021 - Pierce County moves to Phase 3 on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 with the statewide reopening set for June 30, 2021. The full reopening could happen earlier than June 30 if 70% or more of Washingtonians over the age of 16 initiate vaccination.

Governor's updated phase plan "Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery" which now includes a Phase 3announced March 11, 2021.

Washington Department of Health - Regional Phase Status Tracker Data Dashboardupdated March 2021 for county-by-county phase tracking

Tacoma Pierce County Health Department’s Reopening Toolkit and Safety Plan Template for Businesses

Washington Safe Start Plans and Guidance including reopening resources and printable materials

Governor’s Reopening Guidance for Businesses and Workers

Governor’s Memorandum regarding voluntary collection of customer information
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COVID-19 Back to Work Business Resources
  1. Health Recommendations
  2. Toolkits & Guidelines
  3. Back to Work by Industry

Tacoma Pierce County Health Department


Labor & Industries

Pierce County

  • Call Center: businesses with questions related to safely reopening call 855-722-5378, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.