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
20-28.16 04/29/2022 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Active
20-25.19 03/11/2022 COVID-19 Washington Ready Active
20-43.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Active
20-09.4 07/30/2021 K-12 Schools Active
20-59.9 08/05/2022 COVID-19: Department of Health – Temporary Practice Permits Active
20-83.2 04/06/2021 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers Active
20-16 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Limits on LTC - No Visitors Active
20-64.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Public Records Act – Contact Tracing -- Personal Information Active
20-56.9 06/01/2022 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Rescind Active
21-14.06 10/28/2022 COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT - Termination of Emergency Order Active
20-06 03/10/2020 COVID-19 Active
20-12.5 08/27/2021 COVID-19: Higher Education Active
20-78.01 10/28/2022 Safeguarding Public Trust and Stability in Local Health Jurisdictions - Terminating Emergency Proclamation Active
20-69.5 04/15/2022 COVID-19: Residency for Tuition Waivers Active
22-02 01/19/2022 Green Crab Infestation Active
20-09.05 10/28/2022 K-12 Schools - Termination of Emergency Order Active
20-36.11 08/05/2022 COVID-19: DOH Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Active
20-10 03/13/2020 COVID-19: Long-Term Care Workers Active
20-06 03/10/2020 COVID-19 (Spanish) Active
20-23.17 06/01/2022 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Rescind Active