Inslee announces stay-at-home order
March 26, 2020
OLYMPIA, Wash.,-On Monday, March 23, Governor Jay Inslee spoke directly to Washingtonians to announce he will sign a statewide order that requires everyone in the state to stay home. The order will last for two weeks and could be extended.
This Stay Home, Stay Healthy order is similar to orders that other governors, in places such as California and New York, issued last week.
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 exc...