Timeline of Mayor’s COVID-19 Actions and Proclamations
|Mayoral Actions for COVID-19 Pandemic||Subject||Web Link|
|March 23 Mayor's Announcement that Lighthouse Park is Closed||Lighthouse Park closed to prevent large crowds|
|March 20 Mayor Announces that All City Playgrounds||City Playgrounds closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19|
|March 17 Press Release Closing City Hall||City Hall closed to the public until at least May 5||City Hall Closes Indefinitely by Mayor|
|March 17 Mukilteo Fire and Police Stations Closed to the Public||Closing Police and Fire Stations as Safety Precautions|
|March 16 Mayor Closes Rosehill Community Center until at least May 5||Per the Governor's Emergency Proclamation limiting large events||Rosehill CommunityCenter Closed|
|March 13 Mayor Gregerson Mayoral COVID-19 Proclamation of Emergency||Proclamation That gives the Mayor authorization to exercise emergency powers||Mayor Proclamation of Emergency|
Other Archived Content
Governor Orders Closure of all Washington schools
Governor Jay Inslee’s closing of public/private K-12 schools in Snohomish County: On March 12, Governor Inslee ordered the closure of all public and private K-12 schools in Snohomish, King and Pierce Counties.
Governor Inslee’s prohibition of events larger than 250: On March 11, Governor Jay Inslee issued new rules prohibiting all events and gatherings of 250 attendees or more and requiring events/gatherings with fewer than 250 attendees to take steps to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Mayor’s Second COVID-19 Update: On March 10, Mayor Jennifer Gregerson released her second COVID-19 update, cancelling non-essential public events at City Hall and inviting the public to access City services online, over the telephone, and watch City Council meetings via live stream from the City’s website.
Mayor’s First COVID-19 Message to Residents: On March 5, Mayor Jennifer Gregerson released a COVID-19 update to the public.
Snohomish County Emergency Proclamation: On March 4, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued a declaration of emergency for Snohomish County and the City of Everett in coordination with Snohomish County’s Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters.
Resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19:
- COVID-19 Business Resources – Economic Alliance Snohomish County
- List of resources from the Washington state Governor’s Office, including financial, export, employer/worker and insurance assistance.
- Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Pandemic Planning Guide for Businesses – Snohomish Health District
- Small Business Administration Disaster Loans Fact Sheet – Congressman Rick Larsen’s Office
- Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan for and Respond to COVID-19 – US Small Business Administration
- For Workers and Businesses Affected by COVID-19 – Employment Security Department
- “Keeping the Lights On” webinar and business resiliency guide by the Washington Small Business Development Center