the Covid-19 Pandemic
Here are some links that we hope you will find helpful to answer your questions. Remember, don't panic! Stay informed, stay away from crowds & wash your hands - a lot. We are all in this together.
Get Free At-Home COVID-19 tests
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them. Order Free At-Home Tests
The state COVID-19 Assistance Hotline: is a general information line related to COVID-19. If you need information or have a general question, call 1-800-525-0127, then press # or text 211-211 for help. New hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and observed state holidays. You can also text the word “Coronavirus” to 211-211 to receive information and updates on your phone wherever you are. You will receive links to the latest information on COVID-19, including county-level updates, and resources for families, businesses, students, and more.
Eviction Moratorium: The Washington State Eviction Moratorium and the Eviction Moratorium "Bridge" have ended as of October 31st, 2021.
Get a vaccine, exposure notifications, and testing: Use the DOH vaccine locator to help end the pandemic. Next, get WA Notify so you’ll know if you’ve been near another person who later tests positive for COVID-19. To get quickly and easily tested anywhere in Washington, visit the DOH COVID-19 testing locations page. For K-12 students, staff, and parents/guardians, learn more about our partnership that helps schools provide easy COVID-19 testing on site.
Washington DSHS Disaster Cash Assistance Fund: A cash program available because of a disaster or other specified states of emergency declared by the Governor. It is available to families or individuals without children who face an emergency and don’t have the money to meet their basic needs. This program is available only once within a twelve-month period.
Washington Multi-Family Housing Association: Has a list of rental assistance resources. https://www.wmfha.org/rental-assistance
Washington Department of Health: The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, or how the virus is spread, please call 1-800-525-0127. https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus
From the Department of Financial Institutions: Financial resources for people affected by Covid-19: https://dfi.wa.gov/coronavirus-financial-resources
From Thurston County Public Health: Due to the level of concern about COVID-19, the following are in effect in Thurston County. https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/phss/Pages/coronavirus.aspx
South Sound Behavioral Hospital: Open for business and offering free mental health assessments 24/7. Based on assessment, clients may qualify for inpatient, outpatient, or hospitalization services. Please call: 1-844-949-8888