Gov. Jay Inslee Thursday announced the extension of proclamation 20-25, Washington's Safe Start Phased Reopening plan.
This extension changes guidance and regulations for activities shown to provide a higher risk of COVID-19 exposure, including restaurants, bars, and fitness centers, as well as weddings and funerals. The changes will also affect family entertainment centers, movie theaters and card rooms.
Guidance for restaurants/taverns and card rooms are being issued today; the remaining guidance will be issued early next week.
The proclamation also adopts the updated facial covering order, 20-03.1, issued today by the secretary of Health.
The proclamation, which is effective until amended or rescinded, is available here.
Read updated guidance for restaurants/taverns here.
Read updated guidance for card rooms here.
Inslee also announced the extension of the eviction moratorium as COVID-19 continues to impact the finances of Washingtonians statewide.
The extension makes modifications to the prior moratorium, including:
The moratorium is extended through October 15.