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
21-08.02 10/28/2022 Safe Workers - Terminating Emergency Proclamation Active
20-78.01 10/28/2022 Safeguarding Public Trust and Stability in Local Health Jurisdictions - Terminating Emergency Proclamation Active
20-18 03/18/2020 COVID-19: DSHS Waivers Active
20-78 12/14/2020 COVID-19: Safeguarding Public Trust and Stability in Local Health Jurisdictions Active
20-25.3 05/04/2020 COVID-19: Modificatión y Extensión "Quedate en Casa – Mantente Sano" Hasta el 31 de Mayo de 2020 Active
20-32.12 08/05/2022 COVID-19: Health care worker licensing Active
22-06 12/15/2022 Autumn Storms Active
21-14.5 05/20/2022 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Amendment Active
19-08 04/23/2019 State of Emergency - European gypsy moth Active
20-74.4 08/05/2022 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Active
20-03 02/06/2020 Winter Weather Active
20-09.05 10/28/2022 K-12 Schools - Termination of Emergency Order Active
20-03.07 02/17/2022 Face Coverings - Statewide Active
20-10 03/13/2020 COVID-19: Long-Term Care Workers Active
20-09.4 07/30/2021 K-12 Schools Active
21-14.06 10/28/2022 COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT - Termination of Emergency Order Active
20-17 03/17/2020 COVID-19: Prohibiting Visitors at LTCs Active
20-38.4 06/18/2020 Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive
20-79.2 07/20/2021 COVID-19: Employment Security Department– Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-22.06 09/14/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive

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