On March 5, the City of Sammamish issued a proclamation of local emergency in order to support measures to be taken to protect public health, safety and welfare within the City. This declaration went before the City Council for adoption and was passed at their March 10 meeting. The full proclamation is available here, and the press release can be found here.
COVID-19 (coronavirus) is an active situation that is changing daily. The City of Sammamish is proactively monitoring public health information for any potential implications for our community.
There are specific actions residents can take to reduce their risks:
Be prepared at home:
Additionally, people at higher risk of severe illness should stay home and away from groups of people as much as possible, including public places and gatherings where there will be close contact with others. People at higher risk include:
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For accurate official information and guidance related to the status of COVID-19 it is recommended to look to the CDC, Washington State Department of Health, and Public Health Seattle-King County websites:
For daily updates, refer to our news section.