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
20-37.3 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – NAR Waiver Inactive
20-28.09 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
17-12 09/02/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
20-63.1 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive
20-31.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-74 10/08/2020 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Inactive
20-45.02 05/15/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service (extension) Inactive
20-29 03/25/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicina Inactive
20-30.05 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
15-07 04/15/2015 State of Emergency (Kittitas County) Inactive
20-25.07 07/24/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-28.06 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-44.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-25.13 05/21/2021 COVID-19: Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery Inactive
20-15.06 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing Inactive
21-18.2 12/01/2021 Severe Weather Damage Inactive
13-09 11/05/2013 Special Session Inactive
20-22.11 12/07/2021 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-57.2 07/01/2021 COVID-19: Concerning the Health of Agricultural Workers Inactive
20-59.6 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health - Temporary Practice Permits Inactive

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