COVID-19 Resources for Our Community
As the City of Snoqualmie perseveres through the "new normal" with measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19, the city's Department of Emergency Management continues to monitor the local risk. It is actively involved in meetings with local and regional agencies including King County, Public Health – Seattle & King County, and the Washington State Department of Health, among and others.
New Statewide Restrictions: Nov. 16 - Dec. 14
In response to the rapid spread of COVID-19, Governor Jay Inslee recently announced the following new restrictions to slow the spread of rapidly increasing COVID-19 cases in our state and to ensure that hospital and medical systems are not overwhelmed.
- Indoor gatherings with people outside the household will be prohibited unless they quarantine for the 14 days prior to the social gathering or quarantine for the seven days prior to the gathering, and receive a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 48 hours prior to the gathering.
- Outdoor gatherings are limited to no more than five people.
- Restaurants and bars will be closed for indoor service, with to-go services and restricted outdoor dining allowed.
- In-store retail, grocery stores and personal services are limited to 25 percent of occupancy, and must close any congregate areas.
- Religious services will be limited to 25 percent indoor capacity or 200 people, whichever is less, and choirs, bands or ensembles are prohibited from performing. Wedding and funeral ceremonies can go on with limited attendance, but receptions of any size are prohibited indoors.
- Indoor service will be closed at fitness facilities and gyms, and youth and adult amateur sporting activities are limited to outdoors and only with facial coverings.
- Indoor entertainment venues will be closed.
Childcare and K-12 education is exempt from the modifications.