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Inslee announces update to agriculture requirements

May 28, 2021

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Gov. Jay Inslee issued updates to the agriculture workplace requirements to coincide with changes to the emergency rules for temporary worker housing released by the departments of Health and Labor & Industries.

The emergency rules are linked here. The new governor-issued requirements formalize CDC guidance relating to masks and social distancing for fully vaccinated individuals, in this case, as the guidance relates to agricultural workplaces. All changes are effective as of today’s date.

Read the full requirements here.

Read the updated emergency rules from the Washington Department of Labor & Industries and the state Department of Health here.

Read the CDC guidelines on masking and social distancing for workers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 here.

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