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CDC recommends indoor masking in public settings for 12 counties

Jul 7, 2022 | Public Health Orders

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people wear masks in indoor public settings and while traveling on public transit in 12 “high” risk counties. The recommendation comes as a result of increased COVID-19 cases or hospitalizations in each county.

Visit our coronavirus resource hub for downloadable signs you can use to communicate your policy to your guests and employees.

Current “high” risk counties as identified by the CDC.

  • Adams
  • Benton
  • Grays Harbor
  • Franklin
  • King
  • Klickitat
  • Lincoln
  • Mason
  • Skagit
  • Snohomish
  • Spokane
  • Thurston

Read more:

AP
CDC: Mask-wearing indoors, on public transportation recommended in Washington counties

Seattle Times
CDC: Mask-wearing recommended in growing number of counties

KXLY (Spokane)
‘Take it seriously’: SRHD, CDC recommend masks in Spokane County