Inslee issues proclamation establishing safety guidelines for behavioral health facilities

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Gov. Jay Inslee issued a proclamation today establishing safety guidelines for behavioral health facilities.

The proclamation is as follows:

Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation (20-74):

This proclamation establishes updated guidelines for the safe operations of behavioral health facilities, including residential treatment facilities, 24/7 facilities, and Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Programs (CLIP). Among other things, these guidelines, similar to the guidelines issued for long-term care facilities, allow for visitation to occur between residents and family members, subject to the use of all appropriate safety and health protocols.

This proclamation is effective until November 9, 2020.

Read the full proclamation here.

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