To update my last update on cloth face coverings in Washington State, Governor Jay Inslee has announced that he will issue an order that requires businesses statewide to refuse service to customers who don’t wear face coverings. The requirement will take effect July 7, 2020. With an uptick in COVID-19 cases across the state, […]
Beginning Friday, June 26, 2020, face coverings are required statewide in Washington State in indoor public settings and outdoor public locations where six feet of distancing cannot be maintained. The last section of this post addresses what this requirement means for your business. King County started it all in May 2020 when it issued […]
On June 5, 2020, King County was approved for “modified Phase 1” under Washington State’s Safe Start Washington plan for reopening business in phases. Modified Phase 1 is not everything that Phase 2 is, but it’s more than Phase 1 where the county has been stuck while other counties have moved to Phase 2, and […]
Beginning June 8, 2020, cloth face coverings and masks must be worn by all workers in all workplaces and job sites in Washington state.
Starting Monday, May 18, 2020, everyone in King County, Washington must wear cloth face coverings over their noses and mouths while at (a) “indoor public settings,” and (b) “outdoor public locations” where six feet of physical distancing from another person cannot be maintained. This is the written directive of Dr. Jeff Duchin by virtue of […]
On May 4, 2020, Washington Governor Jay Inslee extended the restrictions set forth in his Stay Home-Stay Healthy proclamation through May 31, 2020, and released a Start Safe Washington plan that reopens the state’s economy in four phases. Under this phased reopening plan, some businesses may reopen as early as Tuesday, May 5, 2020, […]