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Coronavirus continues to take toll in Edmonds

Mayor orders stay-at-home proclamation, ban on evictions

Series: Coronavirus | Story 50

Last updated 4/1/2020 at 1:21pm

Brian Soergel

Fifth Avenue South in Edmonds at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 24. Both Mayor Mike Nelson and Gov. Jay Inslee are urging residents who can to stay at home.

In the past week, Mayor Mike Nelson has taken several steps to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus' ascent, which has disrupted lives and businesses in Edmonds as it has done in every corner of the world.

On Sunday, March 22, he issued an emergency proclamation for a temporary general stay-at-home order for residents, business owners, and others who work and visit within Edmonds city limits.

Nelson's order became effective 11:59 p.m. Sunday, March 22. Councilmembers unanimously ratified the order Tuesday, March 24, during its regular council meeting, but with a provision that it end a...

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