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Law in the Time of COVID-19

Washington Response

State Executive Orders

Governor Jay Inslee has invoked his emergency powers to issue multiple orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic via proclamations, most notably the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order

State Statutes

State Agencies and Regulations

Local Government

City and county governments have also been active. King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan have both issued emergency declarations under powers granted them by county and municipal code respectively.