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Health care organizations join in support of King County vaccine verification to help reduce hospitalizations and deaths
Leaders from 15 health care organizations issued a statement in support of requiring proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status or a negative test to enter many outdoor and indoor entertainment and recreational establishments and events. The recently-announced policy will go into effect October 25.
King County to require proof of vaccination or negative test for many outdoor and indoor events and establishments to address COVID-19 spread
To protect customers and workers, preserve hospital capacity and help prevent business closures, King County will require verification of full vaccination status or a negative test to enter outdoor public events of 500 or more people and indoor entertainment and recreational establishments and events such as live music, performing arts, gyms, restaurants, and bars.
King County Board of Health meeting on September 16, 2021
The King County Board of Health is holding a meeting on September 15, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion COVID-19 and vaccine updates and policy options on bicycle helmet laws in King County and disparate impacts of enforcement.