Masks required at large outdoor gatherings in King County, strongly recommended in other outdoor settings

Close up image of a man with gray hair, glasses, and a mask in the stadium for a large sports game.

King County, like much of the nation, is in the midst of a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly contagious Delta variant. Therefore, Public Therefore, Public Health – Seattle & King County is issuing a Local Health Officer Order that requires face masks at any outdoor event with 500 or more people in attendance. This requirement applies to all vaccinated and unvaccinated people, 5 years of age and older.

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