• Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce

Changes in Business Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak


Editors Note: We will be keeping a page with up-to-date information for businesses at www.issaquahchamber.com/covid19

CITY OF ISSAQUAH

Following @KCPubHealth's new emergency measures, several Issaquah facilities will be closed to walk-in customers until further notice, starting March 12. We remain available during regular business hours at 425-837-3000 or via email. Find resources at http://issaquahwa.gov/COVID19.

Issaquah Parks & Recreation facilities are now closed effective March 12 – March 31. The closure is in effect for the Issaquah Community Center, Julius Boehm Pool, and Issaquah Senior Center. Those registered for any cancelled programs will be contacted by Parks and Community Services staff with refund and/or rescheduling options.

If you have an upcoming private rental at the Pickering Barn, Tibbetts Manor, any city athletic fields or other city building, Parks and Community Services staff will be contacting you directly.

ISSAQUAH FOOD AND CLOTHING BANK

We are open for drive-up client services on Mon & Wed 5-7pm and Tuesday and Thursday 10am-1pm. We will have emergency boxes of food for all clients.

Please provide monetary donations via our website or mail checks to 179 1st Avenue SE, Issaquah, WA 98027. For the time-being, we will only be accepting monetary donations, $25 grocery store gift cards, and items off our wish list SHIPPED DIRECTLY FROM THE VENDOR. We will not be accepting any personal deliveries of food, clothing, or other in-kind donations at our building, so please either hold on to them or redirect them to another organization. Visit issaquahfoodbank.org for all details.

BLAKELY HALL

Following the City of Issaquah’s emergency measures to close public buildings, Blakely Hall will be closed to the public until further notice effective Friday, March 13, 2020. If you need assistance or have questions about programming or special events at Blakely Hall, contact Community Program Manager, Lindsey Pinkston at 425-507-1109 or Lindsey.P@IHCouncil.org.

Highlands Council staff are available via phone or email. We will also post updates on Facebook as they become available.

ISSAQUAH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Following the executive order issued by the Governor, the Issaquah School District will close all schools from Friday, March 13 through Friday, April 24. This closure includes the cancellation of all out-of-district transportation, events, athletic practices, field trips and competitions. Learn more online.

EASTSIDE FIRE AND RESCUE

As a precaution, EF&R will suspend pub ed events, CPR/First Aid classes, station tours, & use of public meeting rooms through April. Thank you for your patience & understanding, as well as the role you play in helping keep our community safe, healthy, & strong. #stopthespread

ISSAQUAH HISTORY MUSEUMS

The Issaquah History Museums are currently closed, with all activities canceled until March 31. We will be updating this information in the future, and I'll keep you posted.

THE GRANGE

We want to assure you that our store is following the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines to appropriately respond to the potential public health threat posed by the virus.

However, because of the current State health crisis, we regret to announce ALL MARCH AND APRIL CLASSES AT THE GRANGE ARE CANCELLED.

This is a heartbreaking but reasonable step for us to take. We love our classes and we love seeing y’all in our community room when we hold classes.

We will do our best to reschedule the classes as soon as it is possible and safe. Meanwhile, our fuel island and retail store will remain open with knowledgeable staff, ready and willing to help with all your projects and/or questions.

DOWNTOWN ISSAQUAH ASSOCIATION

All events at the Historic Shell Station and the rental of the building have been cancelled or postponed for the rest of the month of March.

KING COUNTY LIBRARIES

Effective Friday, March 13, the King County Library System will close all library locations to the public. These closures will remain in effect until at least April 13, or further notice, to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

SWEDISH

Swedish to temporarily stop elective inpatient and outpatient surgeries for non-life threatening and non-urgent care at its hospital campuses - effective Friday, March 13.

OVERLAKE

Overlake Medical Center Postpones Elective Surgeries http://dlvr.it/RRrlJ4

SERVPRO

Servpro has offered to help the community with precautionary cleaning, including fogging. To schedule a walkthrough, call 425-518-0066

DR. KEESHA

We’re closely monitoring local and national reports on the evolving impact of COVID-19. Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and local public health agencies. As a result, we have determined that all visits with Dr. Keesha will be offered as remote video conferencing and phone appts. until further notice. Please be patient with us in communication response time as we are adjusting our practice model along with others in our region. We will do our very best to support you as we all work through this international/national Emergency situation..

KALEIDOSCOPE

We have private lessons available on more than 20 instruments. We are teaching one-on-one on Front Street right now. We can also do lessons during this time over Skype, FaceTime and other video services, and it's fine to start lessons now, over video or in person! Our Thursday Pre K with Leah class is running.

OWLS FOLLY

Owl’s Folly will be temporarily moving to a by-appointment-only system due to public health concerns and to comply with federal safety regulations. To schedule an event, or a drop-in DIY email us at contact@owlsfolly.com or call us at (425) 677-8892.

SAQUATCH STRENGTH

All 3 locations are still running on schedule.

However, due to the current situation we are now offering some AT HOME workouts each day. To see them, all you need to do is log into the Wodify app.

Where it says programs, select At Home.

LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Many local restaurants will continue to offer curbside delivery. We are working on a more detailed list.

MONTALCINO RISTORANTE ITALIANO

Montalcino will offer a special to-go menu at a discounted price, more information can be found here

MCDONALD’S

Both McDonald’s in Issaquah are locally owned/operated. We have our drive thru open. We offer mobile order and pay on your phone, so you don’t have to exchange money or credit cards when coming through the drive thru. You can also order McDonald’s on Uber Eats & DoorDash and choose contactless delivery.

FINS BISTRO

Our entire menu is available for take-out during business hours, which is located on our website, please call the restaurant to place your orders. Also, enjoy 30% off of all bottled wine on take-out orders!

ISSAQUAH COFFEE COMPANY

Open 7am - 3pm Offering our menu in take-out only format. We ask that for everyone's safety, please use credit/debit, apple/google pay, gift card, or use the order ahead Joe to Go app (text 'coffee' to 474747 for the app)

TRADER JOES

Beginning Monday, March 16th and until further notice, all Trader Joe’s stores will be open from 9:00am until 7:00pm to support our Crew Members in taking care of one another and our customers.

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