COVID-19 Updates2020-04-03T14:48:29-07:00

COVID-19 Updates

Updated Mask Requirements for Large Outdoor Events

On Monday, September 13, 2021, the State Secretary of Health has issued Order 20-03.5 which adds the requirement for people to wear face coverings when at outdoor events or gatherings attended by 500 or more people regardless of vaccination status. The Department of Health also strongly recommends that everyone wear a face covering in [...]

The Mask Mandate is Back and Vaccinations Will be Required for Education and Childcare Providers – Will this Impact your Government Agency or Business?

Masks: On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, Governor Inslee announced a new statewide indoor mask mandate in response to the rising COVID19 hospitalization rates across the state. The mandate applies to everyone regardless of their vaccination status. The mandate will take effect Monday, August 23, 2021. The mask mandate will apply to most indoor public [...]

COVID19 OPMA Updates – Restrictions on Capacity and Physical Distancing Lifted

As of June 30, 2021 Governor Inslee has “opened up” Washington State from COVID19 restrictions, however the state of emergency is still in effect.  What does this mean for municipal agencies and their compliance with the OPMA? Here are the current requirements regarding open public meetings: Proclamation 20-28.15 is still in effect which extends [...]

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