Effective June 22nd, 2020 - Mason County will be at Phase 3

On May 4th, 2020 Governor Inslee signed Proclamation 20-25.3 and outlined the “Safe Start” plan, a phased approach to re-open Washington’s economy. Under the plan, businesses and activities will re-open in phases with adequate social distancing measures & health standards in place. Businesses may also need to meet additional requirements developed specifically for their industry.

For further information please go to the Governor Inslee's COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Businesses & Workers

Effective June 22nd, 2020 - Mason County will be at Phase 3

Business sectors listed in Phase 3 may reopen only AFTER the state publishes its guidelines for the specific sector and an individual business can implement those guidelines.

High-Risk Populations*
Continue to Stay Home, Stay Healthy

Outdoor recreation involving 5 or fewer people outside your househole (camping, beaches, etc)

Gatherings (social, spiritual)
Gather with no more than 5 people outside your household per week

Essential travel and limited non-essential travel for Phase 1 & 2 activites

Business Employees
-Remaining manufacturing
-Additional construction phases
-In-home/domestic services (nannies, housecleaning, etc)
-Retail(in-store purchases allowed with restrictions)
-Real Estate
-Professional services / office-based businesses (telework remains strongly encouraged)
-Hair and nail salons / barbers
-Pet grooming
-Restaurants / tavers <50% capacity. Table size no larger than 5. (no bar seating)

* High-risk populations are currently defined by CDC as: persons 65 years of age and older; people with underlying medical conditions (particularly not well controlled) including people with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma, people who have serious heart conditions, people who are immunocompromised, people with severe obesity, people with diabetes, people with chronic kidney disease and undergoing dialysis, and people with liver disease; people who live in a nursing home or long-term care facility.