Restrictions expand on public gatherings
Last updated 3/18/2020 at 11:37am
Community members and businesses are reminded that rules about gatherings in Snohomish County are in addition to statewide restrictions announced by Gov. Inslee last week.
On March 11, Dr. Chris Spitters, Health Officer for the Snohomish Health District, issued a local Health Officer Order for Snohomish County that also prohibits gatherings of fewer than 250 people unless required measures are taken by event organizers or businesses to minimize risk.
Under this local Health Officer Order, an “event” is defined as a public gathering for business, social, or recreational activities. Tho...