As you are probably aware, Governor Inslee issued a “Stay Home. Stay Healthy.” order yesterday. The order exempted “essential workers” from needing to comply with this order. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are specifically listed as essential workers in the healthcare workforce. During this crisis, we can offer expertise that not only alleviates acute pain and dysfunction, but can also minimize patient visits to emergency departments and primary care offices, freeing up our medical colleagues and resources for more medically urgent patients.