This is the first weekly newsletter provided by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center at Camp Murray. The newsletter will provide news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently launched the "Save Small Businesses Fund" to provide economic assistance and support to small businesses in the U.S. financially impacted by COVID-19 pandemic response efforts.

The City of Auburn desires to remind residents of the supports in place for renters, homeowners, commercial tenants and employees. Read more.

A message from the Washington Military Department: During COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Healthy Proclamation. Business Re-Entry registration is not required and will not be used for Essential Function determination. Learn more.

South Sound mayors from the cities of Auburn, Algona, Pacific, Kent, Renton, Federal Way, Tukwila, and Enumclaw joined together to issue a statement urging citizens to follow best practices for social distancing and isolation as the rate of COVID-19 positive cases continue to climb rapidly in the region.

The City of Auburn announced on March 22nd, the temporary closure of all public parks and trail systems, as part of the growing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As you make your plans to self-isolate at home in the coming weeks, consider these energy-saving tips and this message from Mary Kipp, CEO of Puget Sound Energy.

The Auburn Public Schools Foundation is raising funds to support families in the Auburn School District during this challenging economic period. APSF will help families in need by providing food and gas gift cards. Can you help?

The City of Auburn will close City Hall and Annex Service Center to the public, effective March 17th. All city council meetings will allow for online/virtual participation.

A message from the City of Auburn Department of Parks, Arts and Recreation with information on recent facilities usage and closures.