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Phase 2 restrictions for religious and faith-based organizations plus resources for community and faith-based organizations can be found here. For activities and gatherings allowed in Phase 2 that require advanced planning, such as wedding and funeral receptions, keep in mind that the state evaluates our region’s status every two weeks and can move us back to Phase 1, if we aren’t meeting their criteria.

Read more details about the governor's Healthy Washington plan here.

Guidance for Faith-Based Organizations

With continuing reports of COVID-19 outbreaks at indoor gatherings, the Governor still strongly encourages religious leaders and communities to conduct services remotely. Alternatively, drive-in services are permitted.

Phase 2 still restricts indoor services to the lesser of 25% capacity or 200 individuals as long as 6 feet of distance is kept between people from different households.

What's new: Ceremonies and indoor receptions, wakes, or similar gatherings in conjunction with such ceremonies are permitted and must follow the appropriate venue requirements. If food or drinks are served, eating and drinking requirements apply.

Restrictions for religious and faith-based organizations

For a comprehensive set of COVID-19 resources, visit King County’s COVID-19 Community and Faith-based Organizations site.

Resources for all Community-Based Organizations

Free Food Sites

This map shows free-food sites available throughout King County to support residents during this difficult time.

Guidance for Reopening

Guidance on reopening and how to keep staff, volunteers and clients safe can be found on the Healthy Washington page for Workplaces.

Serving food? See our recommendations to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and guidance for cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting.


Download posters for your organization.

Find Face Coverings and Masks

With King County in Phase 2 of the Governor’s Safe Start Plan, and new state requirements about face coverings in effect, the county is distributing 5 million cloth face coverings and 20 million disposable face coverings to residents, workers and businesses throughout King County.

Community and faith-based organizations can request face coverings by emailing Calli Knight at

Read more about requesting face coverings

Healthy Business Streets

Guidance for temporary changes to business district street design and use for COVID-19 response and recovery. (PDF)

Community Support and Well Being

Comprehensive guidance and resiliency resources to help lessen the community impacts of COVID-19

Financial Resources

Resource Guide to help community members with rental assistance, utilities, cash, and more

Lease Amendment Toolkit for nonprofits and small businesses


For non-medical questions about COVID-19, including compliance and business related issues, contact King County COVID-19 Business and Community Information Line at 206-296-1608, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.