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| Governor's Office

Починаючи з п’ятниці, 26 червня, всі люди штату Вашингтон зобов’язані носити покриття для обли

06/26/2020

A compter du Vendredi 26 juin, tous les habitants de l’Etat de Washington sont tenus de porter un couvre-visage dans tous les lieux publiques.

06/26/2020

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06/26/2020

Starting Friday, June 26, all people in Washington state are required to wear a face covering when you are in any indoor or outdoor public area.

06/26/2020

Начиная с пятницы 26 июня, все люди в штате Вашингтон обязаны носить маски, покрывающие их лица,

06/26/2020

Governor Inslee sent a memo to local government officials explaining the state's Safe Start Reopening Guide. The memo comes after the release of the guide for state agencies. The governor encouraged local governments to use the guidance as a resource as they work to develop their own Safe Start plans for reopening.

06/25/2020
Governor's Office

Personnel with the state’s Emergency Management Division, in partnership with the procurement team at the state Department of Enterprise Services, purchased 3.6 million cloth face masks with a plan to distribute two masks to every Washingtonian below 200 percent of the federal poverty level. In just two weeks, the state distributed nearly 2.8 million masks and is working on filling the remaining orders from local emergency management offices. 

06/24/2020
Washington Emergency Management Division

Today Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman signed Order 20-03 mandating the use of face coverings in any indoor or outdoor public setting in the stat

06/24/2020

Today Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman approved Thurston County to move to Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee's Safe Start plan.

06/24/2020

Hoy, el secretario de Salud del estado de Washington, John Wiesman, firmó la Orden 20-03, la cual exige el uso de tapabocas en cualquier lugar público, en interio

06/24/2020

Gov. Jay Inslee was joined today by presidents of Washington colleges and universities to unveil the guidance for reopening in-person instruction at higher education institutions in the fall.

06/24/2020
Governor's Office

El secretario de Salud del estado de Washington, John Wiesman, autorizó hoy al condado de Thurston para avanzar a la fase 3 del plan de Comienzo Seguro del gobernador Jay Inslee.

06/24/2020

El secretario de Salud del estado de Washington, John Wiesman, autorizó hoy al condado de Kittitas para avanzar a la fase 3 del plan de Comienzo Seguro del gobernador Jay Inslee.

06/23/2020

Beginning June 26, every Washingtonian in an indoor public space, or in an outside public space when unable to physically distance from others, will be legally required to wear a face covering.

06/23/2020
Governor's Office

Today Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman approved Kittitas County to move to Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee's Safe Start plan.

06/23/2020