Stay Home - Stay Healthy
Welcome to King County Fire Districts 20 COVID-19 informational page. We are in this together and want to provide you with information to help keep you and your loved one healthy and safe.
Social distancing is key and the best tool we have to fight this.
- Stay at home and avoid all non-essential contact with others.
- Limit trips for groceries, gas and other essentials.
- If you must go out, stay at least 6 feet away from others at all times.
- Cover your coughs and sneezes.
- Wash your hands often for 20 seconds.
- Don't touch your face.
What is allowed:
- Grocery shopping and ordering take-out food from restaurants (food deliveries are also permitted)
- Attending medical appointments and going to pharmacies
- Taking a walk, running, biking and gardening. When you do outdoor activities, you must stay six feet apart from others.
- Going to gas stations, food banks, convenience stores, banks and laundromats
- Continuing to work if you're a part of any "essential businesses"
What isn't allowed:
- Participating in any in-person leisure, hobby or social clubs
- Attending or playing in sports games and practices
- Going to weddings or funerals
- Attending religious services
- Visiting museums, theaters, art galleries or fundraisers
- Going to concerts, festivals or parades
- Working out at a gym or fitness center
- Going to nail salons, barbers or tattoo parlors
- Going out to bars or eating at restaurants (both activities already banned)
What to know if you become ill
Important things to remember, if you are ill with a fever and cough or shortness of breath, stay home. Call your health care provider, if you have concerns or questions about your condition. Separate your self from others in your home and animals.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) screening tool and guidance for steps to take if you are sick with COVID-19 or think you may be infected with coronavirus
- Washington State Department of Health information on getting tested
- Washington State Department of Health information on what to do if you were potentially exposed to someone with confirmed COVID-19
PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
When you see someone in PPE, personal protective equipment, know that is for your and their safety. Someone could be wearing a mask due to underlying health conditions and trying to limit their exposure.
Resource Links for Washington and King County:
We know that during this difficult time families are impacted in many ways. Below are resources to help you during this time.