5 Things: April 7, 2020
1. Supporting Healthcare Heroes
Many people have asked how the can support the work of Overlake Medical Center’s frontline caregivers during this unprecedented crisis. The hospital is in need of monetary contributions, donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the kind, supportive words of our community.
If you have stories, photos, or messages of encouragement, please share them to the Overlake Heroes group >
2. Tune In Thursday
Join experts in law, human resource management, and benefits for an important Webcast where you’ll learn what questions to ask, what resources are out there to help, and how you can manage the people side of your business through the COVID storm.
3. School's Out For... Spring
Gov. Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal announced theextension of school closures for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. The order keeps both public and private schools closed in accordance with the governor's original order on March 13.
The governor's proclamation prohibits in-person instruction through June 19, with exceptions for students with disabilities and English language learners for whom distance learning would present challenges. Facilities remain accessible for limited use, including providing child care and packing take-home meals for students' families to pick up.
4. Let's Eat
Looking for new food to try and a way to support local business? Or perhaps you can't handle another evening of staring blankly at your pantry. The Eastside restaurant industry is here for you.