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Skagit County waiting for Phase 2 reopening approval

La Conner businesses have started to reopen this week, before the Washington Department of Health has approved Skagit County’s application to move into Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Stay Safe COVID-19 order for phased re-opening of Washington’s economy.

Monday afternoon the Washington Department of Health received the application from the Skagit County Board of Health. This updated the 60 page application the Skagit County Commissioners, acting both in their own capacity and as the Board of Health, submitted Friday.

The County’s Monday submittal was in response to the state’s modifying guidelin...


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