Updated April 5, 2022 

The City of Burien is committed to providing services to our community while following the most up-to-date guidelines to ensure public and staff safety. Read stories about our community's response to COVID-19 on the Burien Magazine website.

Building Closures

The City of Burien closed City buildings to the public December 23, 2021 through March 20, 2022. All City buildings reopened March 21, 2022.

Getting vaccinated is easy!

Anyone age 12 and over is eligible to get vaccinated. King County residents can get vaccinated at no cost at any vaccination site, including in Kent, Auburn, Seattle, Renton, Redmond, Shoreline, and Snoqualmie Valley. You can also get vaccinated at local pharmacies and through many health care providers.

To register at the sites in Kent and Auburn (open to everyone 12+ years):

Learn more about vaccines on King County's website.

Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery

Find the latest guidance from the State of Washington on their Healthy Washington webpage.

Learn more about current guidelines on King County’s Current COVID-19 Guidance and Restrictions website.

Find information about vaccines and other health care services.

Washington Exposure Notifications (WA Notify)

Washington Exposure Notifications (also known as WA Notify) is a new tool that works through smartphones, without sharing any personal information, to alert users if they may have been exposed to COVID-19. It is completely private, and doesn’t know or track who you are or where you go.

Public Health Data

Public Health—Seattle & King County is announcing daily updates to COVID-19 cases and deaths in King County through a data dashboard

Gov. Jay Inslee and the state Department of Health have published the Risk-Assessment Dashboard. This tool helps gauge when and how to best lift restrictions around ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy” in Washington. It is updated every Wednesday. 

State of Emergency

The City of Burien issued a proclamation of emergency on March 9, 2020. King County, State of Washington, and the federal government have also declared a state of emergency. Burien’s declaration helps support emergency measures that could be taken to protect public health, safety, and welfare within the city.

Stay Informed

For general concerns and questions about COVID-19, please call the Washington State Novel Coronavirus Call Center at 1 (800) 525-0127.

This is a quickly evolving situation and the King County website is the best source of current information, in multiple languages. Public Health - Seattle & King County is providing daily updates on their “Public Health Insider” blog.

The City will continue to keep residents informed with updates to this website, news and announcements, as well as Facebook (@CityofBurien) and Twitter (@Burien) as information becomes available. 

Language Resources

King County and the State of Washington have information in more than twenty languages on their websites.