chinatown-id business resources

Take a look at this page for up-to-date resources, information, and translated materials for your business or property in the Chinatown-International District If you would like to offer updates and/or opportunities not listed, please send them to or message us directly here

For COVID-19 specific resources, click here

plastic bag ban graphic

washington state plastic bag ban

Beginning in October 1, Washington's Plastic Bag Ban will reduce pollution by prohibiting single-use plastic carryout bags and charging a fee for acceptable bags in businesses. Allowed bags include large paper carryout bags, small paper bags, thick reusable plastic carry out bags, etc. For more information about the plastic bag ban, click here

Bag ban toolkit (available in 17 languages, including Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, etc.)

King County In-door Air Quality Assistance

King County Public Health is offering assistance with improving in-door air quality at businesses and other facilities. This includes advice, and potentially, a free HEPA air filtration unit. Priority will be given to spaces with no other option for increasing ventilation or filtration due to financial constraints or building limitations. The program is intended to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread.

To find out if your business or facility qualifies for a free air filtration unit, please fill out this King County Public Health request formThe form is available in multiple languages, including Traditional or Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean. To change language, please find the drop-down menu at the upper right corner of the form.


map of the C-ID boundaries