Business sectors listed in Phase 3 may reopen only AFTER the state publishes its guidelines for the specific sector and an individual business can implement those guidelines.
Guidelines can be accessed at https://www.governor.wa.gov/issues/issues/covid-19-resources/covid-19-reopening-guidance-businesses-and-workers
Statewide Face Covering Requirements
|High-Risk Populations*||Strongly encouraged, but not required, to stay home unless engaging in Phase 1,2, or 3 permissible activities.|
-Outdoor group rec.sports activities (50 or fewer people)
-Recreational facilities at <50% capacity (gyms, public pools, etc.)
|Gatherings (social, spiritual)||Allow gatherings with no more than 50 people|
|Travel||Resume non-essential travel|
-Restaurants/taverns <75% capacity/table size no larger than 10
-Bar areas in restaurant/taverns at <25% capacity
-Theaters at <50% capacity
-Customer-facing government services (telework strongly encouraged)
-All other business activities not yet listed except for nightclubs and events with greater than 50 people
* High-risk populations are currently defined by CDC as: persons 65 years of age and older; people with underlying medical conditions (particularly not well controlled) including people with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma, people who have serious heart conditions, people who are immunocompromised, people with severe obesity, people with diabetes, people with chronic kidney disease and undergoing dialysis, and people with liver disease; people who live in a nursing home or long-term care facility.
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Our Mission: Northeast Tri County Health District works with other entities to assess, protect, preserve and promote the health of the tri-county area and establishes local policy relating to populations based services in Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties.
We are now open to the public for in-person transactions, with the exception of WIC services, which will continue to be provided remotely, by phone.
To ensure the health, safety and well-being of our clients and staff we ask that you adhere to the precautions we have implemented to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 while conducting business in our offices.
Northeast Tri County Health District remains in active COVID-19 response. Please be patient as you may experience longer than normal wait times when conducting transactions.
Thank you for your cooperation and doing your part!