The virus hasn’t let up and we can’t either 

Crossposted from Public Health Insider 

On June 19, King County was approved for Phase 2 of the Governor’s Safe Start plan. Phase 2 allows for twice the capacity in retail, restaurants, and other businesses previously allowed in King County’s modified Phase 1 and goes into effect immediately. 

There are several new things that we can do in Phase 2. 

  • We can now enjoy eating out a favorite restaurant—and it will be roomy because capacity is limited to 50%. 
  • You can shop more easily to get what you need at a clothing store. 
  • You can gather with up to five favorites once a week. For example, you can invite five or fewer friends over to your home once a week. (That number six on your list should be on your team and will have to come over the following week). In reality, there isn’t one perfect magic number, but if we all follow these general practices, we will be in a better spot to slow the spread of disease. 

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