On March 23, Gov. Jay Inslee ordered Washington state residents to stay home to combat the spread of the coronavirus. His directive added to previous orders to close schools, as well as restaurants and social gatherings. Here’s a look at what is and isn’t allowed under the new “Stay home, stay healthy” mandate.


 

ALLOWED

(But remember to keep at least <— 6 feet —> between yourself and other people, and wear a mask when you leave home.)

Grocery shopping


 

Ordering takeout from restaurants


 

Attending medical appointments and going to pharmacies


 

Taking a walk, running, biking and gardening


 

Going to gas stations, food banks, banks and laundromats


 

Going to work if your job is part of an essential business


 

NOT ALLOWED

Going to weddings or funerals or religious services


 

Attending or playing in sports games and practices


 

Participating in any in-person leisure, hobby or social clubs


 

Going to concerts, festivals, parades, theaters, museums, art galleries or fundraisers


 

Working out at a gym or fitness center


 

Going to barbers, nail salons or tattoo parlors

 

Illustrations by Gabriel Campanario, Seattle Times news artist

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