Inslee Issues Safe Start Proclamation for County Approach to Re-Opening


Submitted by Washington Governor Jay Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee issued his Safe Start proclamation as the Stay Home, Stay Healthy expired May 31 at 11:59 p.m.

The governor announced Safe Start — Washington’s Phased Reopening plan on Friday during a press conference where he detailed the county-by-county approach.

“Thanks to Washingtonians pulling together, we can transition fully to our county-by-county approach to safely reopen,” Inslee said. “If we remain diligent and committed to more effective ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will continue to save lives and open up more businesses while protecting our friends and neighbors.”

Washington will move through the phased reopening county-by-county allowing for flexibility and local control to address COVID-19 activity geographically.

Read the rest of the story on the governor’s Medium page.

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