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King County Executive
Dow Constantine


February

16
FEB

King County ending vaccination verification policy on March 1 as new COVID cases and hospitalizations decline; King County and City of Seattle begin return to office plans
The vaccine verification policy in King County will no longer be in effect as of March 1. Businesses will no longer be required to check customers’ proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test, to enter restaurants and bars, indoor recreational events and establishments, or outdoor events.

9
FEB

King County seeks concrete supplier contract to deliver on critical infrastructure projects
Ongoing labor disputes have frozen numerous private and public construction projects around the region, and King County is soliciting one or more concrete suppliers to ensure its construction projects can continue without disruptions and delays.

2
FEB

Executive Constantine statement on possible Kirkland hotel purchase
"The sale of the La Quinta is not final as we complete the necessary assessments for suitability. We commend the City’s commitment throughout this process to be a safe, inclusive and welcoming community."

1
FEB

King County receives Crown Communities Award in recognition of COVID-19 response
King County has been selected as a recipient of American City & County’s Crown Communities Awards for its comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Projects submitted for consideration are judged on uniqueness, short- and long-term value to the community and effective/innovative financing.

1
FEB

King County Department of Adult & Juvenile Detention protective COVID-19 measures reducing Omicron outbreak and ensuring safety
The Department of Adult & Juvenile Detention continues to prioritize health and safety of the workforce and those in custody, as jails contend with significant impacts from the Omicron surge.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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