King County's COVID-19 vaccine verification requirement begins next week

Gyms, bars, restaurants and entertainment venues in King County will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

SEATTLE — Starting next week, people who live in or visit King County will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test in order to enter bars, restaurants, gyms and entertainment venues.

The county issued the order in September saying it was necessary to lessen the load on area hospitals.

The order, which goes into effect on October 25, requires establishments to check for vaccine verification or show proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test in the last 72 hours, or a negative rapid test

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