The City of Spokane Valley is monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to ensure helpful information is shared and necessary steps are taken to promote the safety of residents and employees. in addition to sharing information on its website, the city is utilizing Facebook and Twitter to provide updated information.
Jan 11 - Washington State has initiated a new COVID regional recovery strategy. Spokane County is in phase 1. To move to phase 2 in the new plan, regions will have to meet four metrics. View general guidance for reopening businesses, county status and what's open.
Jan. 11 - The Paycheck Protection Program loan program, which helps businesses keep workers employed during COVID-19, began accepting loan applications on Jan 11. Qualified businesses that received loans in the first COVID relief program can apply for a second loan. The program is open through through March 31.
Jan. 5 - Gov. Inslee has released a new "roadmap to recovery" that outlines a regional approach to economic recovery based on four metrics. Metric calculations on Jan. 8 will determine each region's phase, which will become effective on Jan. 11.
Dec. 23 - Gov. Inslee extends the eviction moratorium through March 31, 2021.
Dec. 20 - Washington State approves the use of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and has a vaccine distribution plan.
Dec. 14 - Vaccines arrive in Washington state, people in Phase1a will begin to receive this week.
Nov. 30 - Governor Inslee and the Washington State Department of Health have launched WA Notify, a simple and anonymous, COVID-19 exposure notification app available in nearly 30 different languages.
Business Guidance, Regional Status and What's Open
Impacts to city services
Resources for businesses
Community services and activities
Spokane Valley restaurant takeout and delivery options
View the COVID-19 Town Hall ( recorded April 8, 2020)
View Mayor's Northwest Passages interview (posted April 4, 2020)
View Mayor's Facebook Live update (recorded March 31, 2020)
To learn more about the symptoms of COVID-19, how to proceed if you are feeling ill, and recent health and safety recommendations, visit these websites:
To find out the current operating schedule of the K-12 public school in Spokane Valley visit these links below:
Greater Spokane Emergency Management
State of Washington
Spokane Regional Health District
Questions about Local Resources