Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Information

We all have a responsibility to ourselves, our families and our community to stop the spread of COVID-19.

We strongly urge our residents to:

  • Stay home
  • Only leave your home for essential services and needs
  • Only purchase reasonable amounts of basic products and leave enough for others
  • Wear face coverings when in public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained

State of Washington Updates:

Changes to the Open Public Meetings Act and the Public Records Act extended to July 1

Governor Inslee issued a proclamation that temporarily suspends portions of the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) and the Public Records Act (PRA) to help minimize in-person contact. City councils, and other city boards and commissions, are temporarily prohibited from holding in-person meetings with the public present.

6/23/20: Gov. Inslee announces face coverings will be mandatory statewide effective on Friday, June 26. Face coverings or masks will be required where 6 feet of social distancing cannot be maintained.
View the latest news updates from the Governor’s Office

5/29/20: Gov. Inslee announced the expansion of Safe Start — Washington’s Phased Reopening plan. The expansion comes as the current Stay Home, Stay Healthy order ends midnight Sunday, May 31.

King County Updates:

6/19/20: King County is now in Phase 2. Restrictions are relaxed on many King County businesses including restaurants, salons and retail.
Read more about Phase 2 and the other phases

Testing for COVID-19 is an essential tool for stopping the spread of the disease and reopening King County.
Learn more about testing in King County

5/11/20: King County announces a new Health Officer Directive strongly urging King County residents to wear a cloth face covering.
Read more information from King County

City of Redmond Updates:

6/19/20: City Buildings will re-open in Phase 3. Redmond police, fire and other critical City services are fully operational, and non-essential staff continue to telework while facilities are closed.

6/8/20: Parks and Recreation have outlined the "Play Safe, Stay Safe" plan to reopen park amenities, facilities and some activities in accordance with Washington’s Safe Start phased approach.

Redmond Police, Fire, and all other essential City of Redmond services remain fully operational. All emergency crews are fully staffed and prepared to respond as necessary and using CDC recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Parking enforcement, as well as noise control limits that could restrict the delivery of goods or cleaning activities, will not be enforced while the emergency declaration is in effect.

Virtual Recreation
Discover a new way to play at home with Parks & Recreations virtual recreation resources. Find ideas for all ages including art, fitness and outdoor activities.

Also check out our public safety team’s virtual activities, including storybooks read by police officers and firefighters, and downloadable coloring projects.

View a list of FAQs as it relates to closing streets during the ’Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order.

Learn about King County services affected by COVID-19.

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