Reopening Guidance for Businesses and Workers

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On May 4th, 2020 Governor Inslee signed Proclamation 20-25.3 and outlined the “Safe Start” plan, a phased approach to re-open Washington’s economy. Under the plan, businesses and activities will re-open in phases with adequate social distancing measures & health standards in place. Businesses may also need to meet additional requirements developed specifically for their industry.

Essential Business Guidance

Many parts of the economy are already allowed to operate safely as essential businesses. For a list of essential businesses click here.

Phase 1 Business Activity Guidelines

*Modified Phase 1 Guidance

Phase 2 Business Activity Guidelines

Phase 3 Business Activity Guidelines