COVID-19 Information from the Office of Governor Inslee
August 18, 2021 - Governor Inslee announces educator vaccination requirement and statewide indoor mask mandate
August 9, 2021 - Governor Inslee issues proclamation requiring vaccination for most state employees, health and long-term care workers
Proclamation by the Governor amending Proclamation 20-05, et seq., effectively immediately.
Proclamation 20-25.12 is effectively immediately and extends through the COVID-19 state of emergency.
Each medical or dental practice will assess their own readiness and their communities’ COVID-19 activity to determine whether, and to what degree, they will reopen.
May 11, 2020 -Governor Inslee provides guidance and requirements for restaurant and tavern reopening during Phase 2 of the State’s reopening
For counties granted variance to move to Phase 2, restaurant operations may resume with limitations after meeting specific criteria, effective May 11, 2020.
The extensions, approved by the Legislature, apply to health care, nursing assistant training and testing, post retirement employment, and license renewals and suspensions.
For more information about the announcement watch the Press Conference held on May 1st.
April 27, 2020 - State Lands to Reopen May 5th to Fishing, Hunting, and Recreation
As of Tuesday, May 5th, some outdoor recreation will be allowed with appropriate safety precautions including: fishing; hunting; playing golf; day use at state parks, state public lands managed by the Department of Natural Resources and at state Fish and Wildlife areas.
April 21, 2020 - Governor Inslee’s Recovery Plan
The Governor addressed all Washingtonians via video on April 21 and outlined COVID-19 recovery Plan
April 13, 2020 - Washington, Oregon and California announce Western States Pact
Governor Inslee announces shared vision with California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown agreeing for reopening their economies and controlling COVID-19 into the future.
April 06, 2020 - School Closure Extension Proclamation
Extension of Proclamation Nos. 20-08 and 20-09 Extends the School Closure Order for the remainder of the School Year.
April 02, 2020 - Stay, Home Stay Safe Extension Proclamation
Proclamation No. 20-40 Extends the Stay Home, Stay Safe Order to May 4th.
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