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Inslee meets with South King County leaders to discuss COVID-19 impact

By Office of the Governor | E-Newsletter

Gov. Jay Inslee, Secretary of Health John Wiesman and retired Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono met with leaders in government, business, labor and nonprofits in South King County communities on July 17. At the meeting in Federal Way, they discussed public health concerns, economic issues, education and safe working conditions.

The afternoon of in-person meetings was the fourth COVID-19 outreach day in the last month for the Governor’s Office. Inslee, Wiesman and Bono previously held similar events in Spokane, Yakima and the Tri-Cities, adhering to face covering and physical distancing guidance.

South King County communities have seen heightened transmission of COVID-19 in the last month. Inslee talked about ways to mitigate the spread and the potential for more state resources to help with social supports for those out of work, as well as aid to businesses.

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