Airlines and airports embrace the baseline standard and expand their efforts to protect travelers and employees.

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Washington is setting new requirements for commercial airports and recommendations for airlines.

This is a statewide approach to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect the health and safety of workers, passengers and crew in the aviation sector.

“The steps we’re taking will help protect those who need to fly,” Inslee said. “This guidance isn’t just about SeaTac — these requirements apply to airports across the state — Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities and Everett too.”

In addition to the new baseline guidance from the state, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines and the Port of Seattle announced additional steps to protect the health and safety of airline passengers and staff. …

Algunas empresas podrían volver a abrir tan pronto como esta semana bajo la nueva orden COVID-19 firmada hoy por el Gobernador Jay Inslee. El plan de “Un Comienzo Seguro” del Estado es un enfoque gradual para reabrir la economía del Estado de Washington.

Según el plan, los condados más pequeños pueden solicitar una excepción de la orden que les permitiría abrir aún más negocios de los que se permiten en todo el Estado.

Un Comienzo Seguro establece un enfoque cuidadoso para salir de la pandemia. …

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced members of Safe Start advisory groups with focus on health systems readiness, social supports and safe return to work.

“These groups include a diverse group of voices, from community leaders in labor, business, government and nonprofit organizations,” Inslee said during a press conference Tuesday. “They represent a broad cross-section of Washingtonians from east and west of the Cascades, different generations and a focus on different impacts from the pandemic on our state.”

Each advisory group constitutes a forum for the community to consult with the governor’s office and state agencies on next steps as Washington moves forward. …


Governor Jay Inslee

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