King County health officials have compiled helpful online information to understand and protect against the potentially-fatal coronavirus.
Impacts from the current situation in Washington State have significantly affected employers, schools and public events and places. The effects include retailers and how employees must adjust their interactions with customers.
The Seattle-King County Health Department has issued a comprehensive and helpful guide on how to prepare for a possible pandemic. Additional local background on the illness including related information is here.
The National Retail Federation also is providing related information and regular updates on the broader impacts here.
Washington Retail urges all retailers and their customers to become familiar with all necessary precautionary steps including regular hand washing to protect human health and contribute toward containing this illness.