Reopening Washington for Business

Restarting Washington's economy will be a deliberate process that will take place carefully and with worker and public safety top of mind.
(Updated 5.29.2020)

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Safe Start Washington

Plans for Reopening

Tools for Business

Human Resource Considerations








Safe Start Washington

Multi-state Pact

State Orders and Reopening Plans

Phase 1 - Currently Open

Several industries are seeing limited reopening as long as strict safety protocols are enacted. Business activities are not authorized to open until a business is able to meet all safety criteria. Please follow guidance found on the official Safe Start website as it is updated and ask any detailed questions about your specific business here. Listed below are some of the specific guidelines, for your convenience.

Phase 2 - Limited Counties

These counties are allowed to open the following in phase 2, providing safety conditions are followed: Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, Kittitas, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Pacific, Pend Orielle, San Juan, Skamania, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, and Whitman.