Washington Coronavirus Updates

Virginia Coronavirus Updates




Proclamation 20-04

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Proclamation 20-04

Proclamation that a State of Emergency exists in all counties in the state of Washington, and directing the plans and procedures of the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan be implemented. State agencies and departments directed to utilize state resources and to do everything reasonably possible to assist affected political subdivisions in an effort to respond to and recover from the outbreak.


Proclamation 20-06

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Proclamation 20-06

Proclamation that Proclamation 20-05 remains in effect and is amended, and that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State.



Proclamation 20-07

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Proclamation 20-07

Proclamation that Proclamations 20-05 and 20-06 remain in effect and are amended to impose restrictions on large gatherings in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties as provided herein, and that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State.



Proclamation 20-08

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Proclamation 20-08

Proclamation that Proclamations 20-05, 20-06 and 20-07 remain in effect and are amended to prohibit public school districts, charter schools, and private schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties from conducting in-person educational, recreational, and other K-12 school programs in their school facilities as provided herein, and that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State.



Proclamation 20-09

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Proclamation 20-09

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamations 20-05, 20-06, 20-07, and 20-08 remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-08, pertaining to activities by public school districts, charter schools, and private schools, is amended to expand its application to all counties of the state of Washington, and shall continue to remain in effect from 12:01 a.m. on March 17, 2020, until 12:00 p.m. on April 24, 2020, unless extended beyond that date.



Proclamation 20-10

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Proclamation 20-10

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamations 20-05, 20-06, 20-07, 20-08, and 20-09 remain in effect, that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with the long-term care worker shortage, and that Proclamation 20-06 is amended to expand the application of its prohibitions to include adult family homes licensed under RCW 70.128. Renew directive that the plans and procedures of the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan be implemented throughout state government. State agencies and departments are directed to continue utilizing state resources and doing everything reasonably possible to support implementation of the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and to assist affected political subdivisions in an effort to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.



Proclamation 20-11

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Proclamation 20-11

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamations 20-05, 20-06, 20-07, 20-08, 20-09, and 20-10 remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-07, pertaining to gatherings of 250 people or more, is amended to expand its application to all counties of the state of Washington, and shall continue to remain in effect midnight on March 31, 2020, unless extended beyond that date.



Proclamation 20-12

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Proclamation 20-12

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamations 20- 05, 20-06, 20-07, 20-08, 20-09, 20-10, and 20-11, remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to prohibit all public and private universities, colleges, technical schools, apprenticeship programs, and similar schools and programs from conducting in-person classes in all counties of Washington State. Renew directive that the plans and procedures of the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan be implemented throughout state government. State agencies and departments are directed to continue utilizing state resources and doing everything reasonably possible to support implementation of the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and to assist affected political subdivisions in an effort to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.



Proclamation 20-13

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Proclamation 20-13

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to prohibit any number of people from gathering in any public venue in which people congregate for purposes of public entertainment, recreation, food and beverage service, theater, bowling, fitness and other similar activities, to include all public venues in which the serving, provision, or consumption of prepared food or beverages occurs at a table, bar, or for consumption within.



Proclamation 20-14

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Proclamation 20-14

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamations 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and Proclamations 20-07 and 20-11, pertaining to gatherings of 250 people or more, is amended to reduce the size of gatherings to 50 people or less. Furthermore, activities of less than 50 people are also prohibited, unless organizers of those activities comply with social distancing and sanitation measures established by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Washington State Department of Health guidelines. The provisions of this order remain in effect until midnight on March 31, 2020, unless extended beyond that date.



Proclamation 20-15

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Proclamation 20-15

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all Washington State counties, that Proclamations 20-05, 20-06, 20-07, 20-08, 20-09, 20-10, 20-11, 20-12, 20-13, and 20-14 remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive specific statutes pertaining to DOL eye examinations and renewals of driver licenses and identification cards, as provided herein.



Proclamation 20-16

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Proclamation 20-16

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, Proclamation 20-05, and all amendments thereto, remain in effect, and Proclamation 20-06, pertaining to prohibitions on the admission of visitors of residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities, is amended as provided herein. Renews directive that the plans and procedures of the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan be implemented. State agencies and departments are directed to continue utilizing state resources and doing everything reasonably possible to assist affected political subdivisions in an effort to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 epidemic.



Proclamation 20-17

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Proclamation 20-17

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamations 20-6 and 20-16, pertaining to prohibitions on the admission of visitors of residents to a comprehensive list of facilities, is amended as provided herein. Renews directive that the plans and procedures of the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan be implemented. State agencies and departments are directed to continue utilizing state resources and doing everything reasonably possible to assist affected political subdivisions in an effort to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 epidemic.



Proclamation 20-18

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Proclamation 20-18

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamations 20-05, 20-06, 20-07, 20-08, 20-09, 20-10, 20-11, 20-12, 20-13, 20-14, 20-15, 20-16, and 20-17 remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action to prevent a long-term care worker shortage and other disruptions to the long-term care system.



Proclamation 20-19

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Proclamation 20-19

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamations 20-05, 20-06, 20-07, 20-08, 20-09, 20-10, 20-11, 20-12, 20-13, 20-14, 20-15, 20-16, and 20-17 remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action to prevent a long-term care worker shortage and other disruptions to the long-term care system.



Proclamation 20-20

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Proclamation 20-20

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all Washington State counties, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with impacts to taxpayers resulting from the COVID-19 State of Emergency and to prohibit certain activities impacting taxpayers to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace.



Proclamation 20-21

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Proclamation 20-21

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all Washington State counties, that Proclamations 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend the statutory requirement that a person must be unemployed for one week before they can receive unemployment benefits.



Proclamation 20-22

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Proclamation 20-22

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to provide for certain exemptions from driver hours of service rules.



Proclamation 20-23

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Proclamation 20-23

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20- 05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with the economic impacts to utility customers throughout the state of Washington resulting from the COVID-19 State of Emergency, and to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace by prohibiting certain utility low income accounts from being used during this crisis for any purpose other than to support community action agencies in providing services to address the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.



Proclamation 20-23.1

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Proclamation 20-23.1

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with the economic impacts to utility customers throughout the state of Washington resulting from the COVID-19 State of Emergency, and to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace by prohibiting certain utility low income accounts from being used during this crisis for any purpose other than to support community action agencies or otherwise provide services to address the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.



Proclamation 20-24

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Proclamation 20-24

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all Washington State counties, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to immediately prohibit certain medical and dental procedures, with exceptions.



Proclamation 20-25

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Proclamation 20-25

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State; that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect as otherwise amended; and that Proclamations 20-05, 20-07, 20-11, 20-13, and 20-14 are amended and superseded by this Proclamation to impose a Stay Home – Stay Healthy Order throughout Washington State by prohibiting all people in Washington State from leaving their homes or participating in social, spiritual and recreational gatherings of any kind regardless of the number of participants, and all non-essential businesses in Washington State from conducting business.



Proclamation 20-25.1

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Proclamation 20-25.1

Proclamation and order that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect as otherwise amended, and that, to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the pubic peace pursuant to RCW 43.06.220(1)(h), Proclamation 20-25 (Stay Home – Stay Healthy) is amended to extend all of its provisions and each expiration date therein to 11:59 PM on May 4, 2020. All other provisions of Proclamation 20-25 shall remain in full force and effect.



Proclamation 20-26

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Proclamation 20-26

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with economic impacts to certain licensees of the WSLCB resulting from the COVID-19 State of Emergency and to prohibit certain activities by the WSLCB regarding imposition of penalties against certain licensees to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace.



Proclamation 20-27

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Proclamation 20-27

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with impacts to taxpayers resulting from the COVID-19 State of Emergency and to prohibit certain activities impacting taxpayers to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace.



Proclamation 20-28

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Proclamation 20-28

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all Washington State counties, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended by waiving and suspending the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact.



Proclamation 20-29

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Proclamation 20-29

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with the unprecedented demands being placed on our health care system by the COVID-19 pandemic and to prohibit certain activities to assist in relieving these demands on our health care system, and to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace by prohibiting insurance carriers from certain activities related to the use of telemedicine services by medical providers.



Proclamation 20-30

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Proclamation 20-30

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action by the Washington State Employment Security Department in providing unemployment compensation to the significant number people in Washington State suffering from layoffs resulting from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.



Proclamation 20-31

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Proclamation 20-31

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05, as amended remains in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action to prevent a destabilization of the foster care system.



Proclamation 20-32

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Proclamation 20-32

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05, as amended, remains in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action to prevent a shortage of licensed health care providers.



Proclamation 20-33

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Proclamation 20-33

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 as amended remains in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay action in coping with the COVID-19 State of Emergency that is necessary to prevent a destabilization of the foster care system.



Proclamation 20-34

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Proclamation 20-34

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutory provisions that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action by local governments in meeting statutorily imposed time limits for filing financial reports with the Washington State Auditor’s Office as a result of from the COVID-19 pandemic.



Proclamation 20-35

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Proclamation 20-35

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive or suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with the unprecedented demands being placed on our health care system by the COVID-19 pandemic and to prohibit certain activities to assist in relieving these demands on our health care system, and to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace by prohibiting insurance carriers from certain activities related to the use of telemedicine services by medical providers.



Proclamation 20-36

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Proclamation 20-36

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05, as amended, remains in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes that prevent, hinder or delay necessary action to prevent a shortage of licensed health care facilities and health care beds and to maintain a healthy work environment for essential workers.



Proclamation 20-37

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Proclamation 20-37

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect as otherwise amended, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes and regulations that prevent, hinder or delay action that is necessary to cope with the COVID-19 crisis by temporarily maintaining availability of registered nursing assistants to provide essential care services for vulnerable adults in nursing home facilities.



Proclamation 20-38

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Proclamation 20-38

Proclamation that a state of emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20- 05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect as otherwise amended, and that Proclamation 20- 05 is amended to waive and suspend specified statutes and regulations that prevent, hinder or delay action that is necessary to increase the availability of long-term care facility beds required to meet the unprecedented demands being imposed on Washington State’s health care system by the COVID-19 pandemic.



Proclamation 20-39

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Proclamation 20-39

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamations 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended to waive and suspend specific statutory restrictions limiting post-retirement employment.



Proclamation 20-40

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Proclamation 20-40

Proclamation that a State of Emergency continues to exist in all counties of Washington State, that Proclamation 20-05 and all amendments thereto remain in effect, and that Proclamation 20-05 is amended as provide herein.



Directive 20-02

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Directive 20-02

Foster Care Visitation During the COVID-19 Emergency.



Directive 20-03

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Directive 20-03

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Purchasing.

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