Proclamations

Proclamations are formal public declarations from the governor. Often proclamations declare states of emergency or call the legislature into a special session. Proclamations on this page are unique from the ceremonial proclamations issued by the governor’s office.

Additional COVID-19 reopening guidance for businesses and workers is available here.

Select the column headings in the table below to sort by proclamation number, issue date, title or status.





Number Issued Title Statussort ascending
19-01 01/25/2019 State of Emergency Inactive
21-12 07/16/2021 WSDOT Heat Damage Inactive
20-30.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-40 04/02/2020 COVID-19: Building Code Implementation Dates Inactive
20-65.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
20-33.7 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Children, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-22.06 09/14/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-44.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-21.01 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiting Period Waiver Inactive
20-44 04/10/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-22.04 07/14/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-23.05 06/18/2020 Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-52.07 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-23.03 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-43.01 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-32.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
20-34.2 05/05/2020 COVID-19: State Auditor’s Office – Financial Reporting Inactive
18-06 08/01/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
20-38.6 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - Facilities Inactive
20-52.01 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Orders Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive

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