Inslee issues Stay Home order
March 26, 2020
Gov. Jay Inslee stated in a press conference he will sign a statewide order requiring everyone in the state to stay home for at least the next two weeks.
“Tonight, I am issuing a stay home order to fight this virus,” Inslee said in a televised and Internet broadcast Monday evening from Olympia. “This is Washington’s stay home, stay healthy order.”
His “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order gave a 48-hour grace period before requiring all except essential businesses to close and all people in the state to stay at home unless pursing an essential activity. The ban on all gatherings, pu...