Information on the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order
UPDATE: On May 1, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee extended his Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order through May 31, 2020. At that time he unveiled a four phase approach to returning to public life. Learn more by visiting www.Governor.WA.gov
Read Washington's Recovery Plan here.
Governor's Announcements Regarding the Reopening of Public Life
April 24, 2020: Announces restart of low-risk construction
April 27, 2020: Announces easing of outdoor restrictions
April 2, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee extended his Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order through May 4, 2020.
On March 23, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee announced his statewide order to Washingtonians to stay home in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. This order is called “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” and it requires every Washingtonian to stay home unless they need to pursue an essential activity. It bans all gatherings for social, spiritual and recreational purposes. And it closes all businesses except essential businesses.
Listing of Essential Businesses Defined in Governor’s Order
What’s Open and What’s Closed