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 descending
20-52.02 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-13 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Limits: Food and Beverage Services, Areas of Congregation Inactive
20-32.05 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
17-01 01/13/2017 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
20-21.04 06/18/2020 Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-60 06/24/2020 COVID-19: Yakima County – Face Coverings Inactive
20-09.1 04/06/2020 COVID-19: Cierres de Escuelas Estatales desde Kindergarten hasta 12mo Grado Inactive
20-12 03/13/2020 COVID-19: Cierre Públicas y Privadas Universidades Inactive
20-23.13 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
17-13 12/18/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
20-34.2 05/05/2020 COVID-19: State Auditor’s Office – Financial Reporting Inactive
18-02 05/02/2018 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
14-07 08/01/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Re-extend Burn Ban) Inactive
20-23.10 10/08/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-20.06 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DOR - Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
13-02 04/22/2013 State of Emergency for Pierce County Inactive
20-20.12 07/27/2021 COVID-19: Department of Revenue -- Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
19-06 02/15/2019 State of Emergency (Dec. 2018 winter storm) Inactive
20-38.3 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive
20-31.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive

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