From Amanda Zhou, The Seattle Times.
“Thurston County will require all residents ages 5 and up to wear masks in indoor public settings starting Friday.
“Anyone, regardless of vaccination status, entering an indoor space that is accessible to the public like grocery stores, government buildings and other retail spaces will have to wear a mask.
“The directive does not apply to outdoor spaces or nonpublic spaces like offices.
“The directive was issued by Thurston County Health Officer Dr. Dimyana Abdelmalek on Thursday and will remain in effect until coronavirus-related metrics decline to low levels of transmission as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or until the directive is rescinded.” quoting Amanda Zhou, The Seattle Times. Read more
Thurston County Health Officer Dr. Dimyana Abdelmalek’s directive
Joint Statement from WA. Local Health Officers Regarding Need for Masks in Indoor Public Spaces