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 Issuedsort ascending Title Status
20-36.09 01/08/2021 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-49.12 01/07/2021 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
20-19.5 12/31/2020 COVID-19: Eviction Moratorium Inactive
20-58.8 12/30/2020 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-84 12/30/2020 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive
20-63.7 12/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive
20-63.6 12/22/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive
20-58.7 12/22/2020 ESD - Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-21.11 12/22/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit - 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-25.10 12/21/2020 COVID-19: Stay Safe, Stay Healthy Inactive
20-83 12/21/2020 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers from Countries where the SARS-CoV-2 Variant 501Y.V is Circulating Inactive
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-79 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department– Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-80 12/17/2020 DOC - Prison Commitments Inactive
20-81 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department - Suspension of Solvency Surcharge Inactive
20-09.3 12/16/2020 COVID-19: Phased Reopening of K-12 Schools Inactive
20-78 12/14/2020 COVID-19: Safeguarding Public Trust and Stability in Local Health Jurisdictions Active
20-25.09 12/10/2020 COVID-19: Stay Safe, Stay Healthy Inactive
20-36.08 12/09/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-66.4 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Operations and Visitation Inactive

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