Governor Inslee announced the changes yesterday. Whatcom County Health Department says they will act soon.
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"We strongly urge people to comply with this Directive because it is an effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, there is no criminal, civil, or financial penalty for failing to wear a face covering in these settings."
Prior reporting had been limited to Whatcom County as a whole.
Investigators reach out to people who were in close contact to let them know and give them instructions about how to prevent infecting others.
Officials also detailed test positive case-related investigations as of yesterday,
The laboratory-confirmed positive patient is not a resident of Whatcom County.
"Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday that he is mandating the closure of all Washington schools from March 17, through at least April 24."
"We understand these changes have significant impact. Please know we make these with everyone’s best interest at heart."
More event organizers and agencies are canceling or closing facilities in order to minimize the opportunity for spreading the COVID-19 virus among their guests.