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File #: 20-09    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: In control: Board of Health
On agenda: Final action: 6/15/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #: 20-09
Title: A RESOLUTION supporting King County's application to the Washington State Department of Health to enter Phase 2 of the Safe Start Reopening Plan.
Attachments: 1. Resolution 20-9.docx FINAL.pdf, 2. A. King County Safe Start Application to Phase 2 pending BOH approval-final, amended June 15, 2020, 3. A. King County Safe Start Application Moving from Phase 1 to Phase 2, 4. staff report phase 2 application resolution-final.doc

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A RESOLUTION supporting King County’s application to the Washington State Department of Health to enter Phase 2 of the Safe Start Reopening Plan.

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                     WHEREAS, on February 29, 2020, Governor Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency within the State of Washington due to COVID-19, and

                     WHEREAS, on March 1, 2020, King County Executive Constantine proclaimed a state of emergency within King County due to COVID-19,

                     WHEREAS, on March 23, 2020, Governor Inslee imposed a Stay Home - Stay Healthy Order throughout Washington State prohibiting all non-essential businesses in Washington State from conducting business, and

                     WHEREAS, on May 1, 2020, Governor Inslee announced the Safe Start Plan which implements a phased approach to re-opening to all aspects of public life, and

                     WHEREAS, King County is currently in a modified phase one of the Safe Start Plan, and

                     WHEREAS, based on current key indicators, the King County Local Health Officer recommends moving King County to Phase 2 of the Safe Start Plan, and

                     WHEREAS, the King County Board of Health must endorse this recommendation before King County Executive Constantine submits the Phase 2 application to the State Department of Health, and

                     WHEREAS, the King County Board of Health endorses the recommendation of the Local Health Officer that moving to Phase II is appropriate;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF HEALTH OF KING COUNTY:

The King County Board of Health endorses King County’s application to move to Phase

 

2 of Governor Inslee’s Safe Start Plan, and requests that the King County Executive submit the attached application.