Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) Resources

The coronavirus disease outbreak (COVID-19) is impacting how we live and work in locations across Washington state.

Listed below is the guidance and resources for COVID-19 topics related to L&I.

Latest L&I News

News releases

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L&I Local Offices

  • Some local offices are open for in-person services. Offices can still help you by phone from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (except state holidays). Use the phone number for your closest regional office, or you can call the Office of Information and Assistance at 360-902-5800.

Workplace Safety and Health

Washington State’s public health emergency proclamations for COVID-19 ended on October 31, 2022; however, HELSA is still in effect and COVID-19 is still a recognized workplace hazard that employers must address. Employers covered by recordkeeping rules are required to record workplace injuries and illnesses (including work-related COVID-19 illnesses) on an OSHA 300 log.

Masks, face coverings, and respiratory protection

L&I Coronavirus Response Data

Paid Sick Leave

Coronavirus Testing and Paid Time

COVID-19 Testing and Paid Time Common Questions: Answers for employers and workers on when testing would be considered paid time.

Workers' Compensation

Coronavirus Information in Other Languages

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