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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The 2020 legislative session adjourned last Thursday. While it was certainly divisive at times, we ended on a note of bipartisanship, unanimously approving a bill to appropriate $175 million from the state's rainy-day fund to assist with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) response efforts. Governor Inslee signed that bill into law yesterday.

The Coronavirus has done a lot of damage, both to people's health and to the economy. But I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, we're going to overcome this. That's what we do as Americans. I've been heartened to see the cooperation between state and local government agencies over the past several weeks. It's all hands on deck at the moment, and everyone's working hard to keep Washingtonians safe, healthy and financially stable.

If there's anything you need, or if there are any needs in our community you're seeing that are not yet being met, please don't hesitate to reach out to me day or night. My phone number is (360) 786-7902, and my email address is Drew.MacEwen@leg.wa.gov. I also wanted to provide you with links to critical information, resources and guidance on COVID-19. If you are looking for information that isn't listed below, please get in touch with me.

It is an honor to serve you. We will get through this together, one day at a time.

Sincerely,
Drew

Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recent announcements and news releases from the Governor's Office and Department of Health:

Information for parents from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Information for employers and employees

Governor's Office | Partial list of resources to support economic retention and recovery related to COVID-19:

Employment Security Department:

U.S. Small Business Administration:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Department of Labor:

Department of Financial Institutions:

  • Financial Resources for Washington Residents Impacted by COVID-19
    • Accessing Your Financial Institution.
    • Unemployment Help.
    • Trouble Paying Credit Cards.
    • Trouble Paying Your Mortgage.
    • Trouble Paying Rent.
    • Student Loans Deferment.
    • Short Term and Emergency Loans.
    • Paying Utilities.
    • Insurance Issues.
    • Avoiding Scams.
    • At Home Financial Education Resources for Students.
    • Additional Resources.

Department of Labor & Industries:

  • Workers' Compensation Coverage and Coronavirus (COVID-19) Common Questions
    • Can COVID-19 ever be allowed as a work-related condition?
    • When to file a claim.
    • When will a claim likely be denied?
    • How can I file a COVID-19 claim?
    • Filing a worker's compensation claim: Exposure vs. contraction of COVID-19
    • Quarantine.
    • Covered treatment and post-exposure care.
    • Additional information on COVID-19.

Office of the Insurance Commissioner:

  • Coronavirus
    • Health insurance.
    • For insurers and medical providers.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Other types of insurance

Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA):

Veterans

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs:

Global Perspective

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine:

If you are looking for information that's not listed above, please don't hesitate to reach out.

It is an honor to serve you.

Sincerely,


Drew MacEwen

State Representative Drew MacEwen, 35th Legislative District
RepresentativeDrewMacEwen.com
427A Legislative Building | P.O. Box 40600 | Olympia, WA 98504-0600
drew.macewen@leg.wa.gov
360-786-7902 | Toll-free: (800) 562-6000