Inslee signs new COVID-19 order for phased re-opening of Washington’s economy

Safe Start is a data-driven plan that includes regional variances based on population and low COVID-19 counts.

Governor Jay Inslee
May 4, 2020 · 6 min read

Some businesses could re-open as early as this week under the new COVID-19 order signed by Gov. Jay Inslee today. The state’s “Safe Start” plan is a phased approach to re-opening Washington’s economy.

Under the plan, smaller counties can apply for a variance from the order which would allow…