Gov. Inslee Orders School Closures through 4/24 in King, Snohomish, and Pierce Counties

Release Date: March 12, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that all public and private K-12 schools in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties will close for the next six weeks. This decision impacts 43 school districts throughout the three counties. Public health officials hope the science-driven decision can help minimize COVID-19 exposure in Washington counties hit hardest by the virus.

Schools will close from Tuesday, March 15 through Friday, April 24. The timing will coincide with spring break for most Washington school districts.

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