Many areas of the world are experiencing an expanding outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This virus can spread from person-to-person and the number of cases detected in the United States and many other countries is growing. On January 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the first case of COVID-19 in the United States in Washington State.
As communities within our state prepare for and respond to a COVID-19 outbreak, we would like to share resources and guidance to help navigate any areas of concern. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation, and will publish any additional changes or guidance as new developments occur. As always, we appreciate your patience, partnership, and support.