FROM PACIFIC COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Effective 12:01 A.M. Thursday, September 24th, 2020; restrictions on recreational campfires will be lifted for private fire pits, campgrounds, such as those typically found in commercial, county, and state parks. Restrictions on debris burning will remain in effect until further notice.
Effective Immediately: Sept 9, 2020 – Due to extreme fire danger, all outdoor burning will be banned in Pacific County, including recreational fires in private fire pits and fire pits in designated campgrounds, such as those typically found in local, county and state parks and in commercial campgrounds until further notice.
BBQ Grills: only liquid gas or propane camp stoves that do not use solid briquettes and have on/off controls are permitted. No solid fuel (briquettes) are allowed.
KEEPING GROUPS SMALL IS ESSENTIAL TO SLOWING COMMUNITY SPREAD (per State that means 10 or under). Restaurant capacity (including the 5 per table from the SAME household amendment) and other recreational activities have also had restrictions and density reductions put into place as of July 30, 2020.
Visitors are asked to use all precautions – wear a mask, wash hands, physical distance – so that our County is able to remain open.
F & W has just issued clam dig dates for the last of the year. Please purchase a license online if possible. Don’t get discouraged by the rigmarole process. Here are some hints to help you through it –
1. You must create an account (they will ask for SS# and the date of your WA residency). If you’ve purchased a license in the last 5 years use the Look Up Account option.
2. Once in Click the Purchase Fishing button, options will appear. Choices are: Annual Razor Clam good April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 – Temporary 1, 2 or 3 day Combo Fishing (which includes razor clams) – Temporary 3 day Razor Clam.
3. Your starting point is here https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov/#/login . Please purchase your license in advance to lessen the long line situations at license dealers on the peninsula.
For an up to date list of current guidelines, please visit Pacific County Covid-19 News.
We are so happy to welcome you back and want you to know the business community is dedicated to keeping you safe when you visit. We ask only that you offer us the same consideration. None of us want to see a surge that may close us down again…and none of us want to see the numbers of infection rise as they did after the 4th of July weekend.
The Washington State Department of Health Secretary has issued a mandatory order requiring face masks be worn in public. To view the order, please follow this link.
The Ocean Park Area Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize the hard work our businesses have done over the last several months to make sure they are presenting safe public access in their business locations. We would also like to thank the seemingly tireless essential workers who not only protect us and provide medical assistance, but who also make sure our daily needs are met to the best of their abilities.
Covid – 19 Helpful Links
The first round of awards have been given but there is a chance of a second round…info posted as it becomes available.
Pacific County CARES Act Grants for Small Businesses
• Up to $10,000 per small business (each business is eligible for a single grant award)
• Must be physically located inside Pacific County, Washington
• As of March 1, 2020, your small business must employ no more than 20 people
• Applications at: www.co.pacific.wa.us
There is also information about Rent Assistance at:
Pacific County News & Resources Check Community Forum Slides
Pacific County Covid-19
Pacific County Phased Reopening Plan
Sheriff Souvenir’s Statement on Enforcement Facebook page June 26 post
Ocean Beach School District
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
SBA Guidance for Business
US Chamber of Commerce
US Food and Drug Administration
IRS Economic Impact Payments – Covid-19 Tax Relief
WA State Coronavirus Response
WA State Guidelines for Reopening
WA State Department of Health
WA State Health Department Secretary Order Mandatory face coverings
WA State Face Masks Information
Governor Inslee’s Resources and Information
With new restaurant guidelines that add restrictions to dining establishments, please use the links below for current information
Follow links for most current open hours and menus
Adelaide’s Coffee House/Tapestry Rose Yarn
Anita’s Coastal Cafe
Great Day Cafe
Willabay Oysterville Sea Farms
Okie’s Thriftway Market ~ Deli
Jack’s Country Store ~ Hot Case
Tu Tu’s Lunch Wagon
Kiss of the Mist
Crown Alley Irish Pub
Streetside Pizza Ocean Park
The Berry Patch