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Washington to lift mask mandate in health care facilities

Announcement comes as statewide hospitalization rates fall

Masks and COVID-19 tests on a table next to hand wipes and a guide for youth suicide prevention.
Washington state will drop mask mandates on April 3, though facilities, local or tribal governments, and providers may choose to continue requiring masks. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Kelton Burns News Intern
Almost a year after lifting its indoor mask mandate, Washington state will drop mask mandates in hea

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