On Monday 3/23/19, Governor Inslee issued a “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order that requires everyone in the state to stay home. The order will last for two weeks and could be extended.

This proclamation will:

  • Require every Washingtonian to stay home unless they need to pursue an essential activity.
  • Ban all gatherings for social, spiritual and recreational purposes.
  • Close all businesses except essential businesses.

Update – April 2nd

Gov. Jay Inslee announced a month-long extension of his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” emergency order Thursday evening. The order, which banned all gatherings and temporarily shuttered non-essential businesses, will continue through May 4.


Update – May 11th


Gov. Jay Inslee announced the extension of nine proclamations today in response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

A May 9, 2020, letter from the Legislature extends proclamations 20-37.120-38.120-39.120-41.120-42.120-4320-4420-52 until May 31, 2020.

The statutory waivers and suspensions cited in 20-36.1 are extended until July 8, 2020.