Safe Start

Corona Virus Info

Washington Phased Reopening

Safe Start Phased Reopening

Governor Inslee rolls back restrictions from midnight, Monday Nov 16- Monday , Dec 14.

Indoor Social Gatherings with people from outside your household are prohibited
unless they (a) quarantine for fourteen days (14) prior to the social gathering; or (b)
quarantine for seven (7) days prior to the social gathering and receive a negative COVID19 test result no more than 48-hours prior to the gathering. A household is defined as individuals residing in the same domicile.

Outdoor Social Gatherings shall be limited to five (5) people from outside your
household

Restaurants and Bars are closed for indoor dine-in service. Outdoor dining and to-go
service are permitted, provided that all outdoor dining must comply with the
requirements of the Outdoor Dining Guidance. Table size for outdoor dining is limited to a maximum of five (5) people. These modified restaurant and bar restrictions go into
effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

Fitness Facilities and Gyms are closed for indoor operations. Outdoor fitness classes are permitted but are subject to and limited by the outdoor social gathering restriction
listed above.

Bowling Centers are closed for indoor service.

Miscellaneous Venues: All retail activities and business meetings are prohibited. Only
professional training and testing that cannot be performed remotely, as well as all court
and judicial branch-related proceedings, are allowed. Occupancy in each meeting room
is limited to 25 percent of indoor occupancy limits or 100 people, whichever is fewer.
▪ Miscellaneous venues include: convention/conference centers, designated
meeting spaces in a hotel, events centers, fairgrounds, sporting arenas, nonprofit
establishment, or a substantially similar venue.

Movie Theaters are closed for indoor service. Drive-in movie theaters are permitted and must continue to follow current drive-in movie theater guidance.

Museums/Zoos/Aquariums are closed for indoor service.

Real Estate: Open houses are prohibited.

Wedding and Funerals: Ceremonies are limited to a total of no more than 30 people.
Indoor receptions, wakes, or similar gatherings in conjunction with such ceremonies are prohibited.

In-Store Retail shall be limited to 25 percent of indoor occupancy limits, and
common/congregate seating areas and indoor dining facilities such as food courts are
closed.

Religious Services are limited to 25 percent of indoor occupancy limits, or no more than 200 people, whichever is fewer. Congregation members/attendees must wear facial
coverings at all times and congregation singing is prohibited. No choir, band, or
ensemble shall perform during the service. Vocal or instrumental soloists are permitted to perform, and vocal soloists may have a single accompanist. Outdoor services must follow the Outdoor Dining Guidance, found here, applicable to the structure or facility.

Professional Services are required to mandate that employees work from home when
possible and close offices to the public if possible. Any office that must remain open
must limit occupancy to 25 percent of indoor occupancy limits.

Personal Services are limited to 25 percent of indoor occupancy limits.
▪ Personal service providers include: cosmetologists, cosmetology testing,
hairstylists, barbers, estheticians, master estheticians, manicurists, nail salon
workers, electrologists, permanent makeup artists, tanning salons, and tattoo
artists.

Long-term Care Facilities: Outdoor visits are permitted. Indoor visits are prohibited, but
individual exceptions for an essential support person or end-of-life care are permitted.
These restrictions are also extended to the facilities in Proclamation 20-74, et seq. All
other provisions of Proclamations 20-66, et seq., and 20-74, et seq., including all
preliminary criteria to allow any visitors, remain in effect.

Youth and Adult Sporting Activities: Indoor activities and all contests and games are
prohibited. Outdoor activities shall be limited to intra-team practices only, with facial
coverings required for all coaches, volunteers and athletes at all times

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Covid-19 Reopening Guidance for Businesses and Workers

Modified phase one cheat sheet

What phase is your county in?

What is open?

Free OSHA Webinar for Business Owners

Inslee updates guidance for weddings and funerals

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced updated guidance for weddings and funerals as part of Washington’s Safe Start phased reopening plan. 

Wedding and Funeral Guidance

The update allows wedding and funeral receptions to resume, as long as they meet specific requirements.

  • Receptions and ceremonies must be capped at 30 people, or 25% of venue occupancy, whichever is less
  • All tables at the reception must be seated by household, with table sizes capped at 5 people
  • Facial coverings are required, and social distancing must be maintained

Read the full guidance document:

and associated memo:

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