Safe Reopeningby King County on July 29, 2021
On June 30, the State of Washington removed most COVID-19 restrictions. This means that most businesses and organizations may choose to operate as they did before the COVID-19 pandemic with no capacity limits or physical distancing requirements. Any organization or business may also choose to maintain capacity limites or physical distancing to protec those who are not fully protected by vaccines.
This web page describes what we know from Washington Department of Health and Labor & Industries about reopening, with additional King County details. It contains content from our general reopening flyer and our reopening FAQs below: www.kingcounty.gov/safereopen
General reopening flyer (attached) This flyer outlines what to expect with Washington’s reopening (similar information as the Safe Reopening webpage above) for individuals, businesses, and large events. Available in: Amharic, Arabic, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Marshallese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. These will be available on our in-language COVID-19 resources pages.
Reopening FAQs (attached) These frequently asked questions address some of the anticipated questions related to reopening from both individuals and business owners/organization leaders (FAQ is also on our Safe Reopening webpage). Available in: Amharic, Arabic, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Dari, English, Farsi, Hindi, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Punjabi, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. These will be available on our in-language COVID-19 resources pages.
Flyer for protecting children under 12 (Click here)
With reopening and the expiration of the local mask directive, people who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to wear masks in many settings. Masks are still important to protect children. This flyer offers information for families and others who interact with children under 12. Available in: Amharic, Arabic, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, English, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. These will be available on our Youth Vaccination page.
Social media toolkit (Click here)
Public Health has created two social media posts for you to use and share with partners, sized for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. We encourage you to share with your networks, with special attention to getting the word out to community groups and media.
Follow Public Health on our various social media channels for more content to share: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Reopening-related blogs (also linked and listed within the toolkit):
Other helpful resources (also listed in the toolkit):