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Health Advisory: State Mask Requirement Remains in Place for Healthcare Settings

Published Nov. 3, 2022.

Washington’s COVID-19 public health emergency proclamations ended Oct. 31, 2022. However, mask requirements remain in place statewide for: 

Washington Secretary of Health’s face covering order is not subject to the end of the Governor’s COVID-19 emergency proclamations. For more information, see RCW 43.70.130RCW 70.05.070 and WAC 246-100-036

People must continue to wear masks in healthcare settings regardless of vaccination status, with limited exceptions

We continue to follow updates from Washington State Department of Health.