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Thurston County, Washington

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Public Health and Social Services

The Thurston County Public Health & Social Services Department is located in Olympia, Washington. The Department is governed by the Board of Health and Board of County Commissioners. Our mission: "Working together to achieve the highest level of health and well-being for everyone".

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Thurston County Public Health & Social Services (PHSS) is reporting the first positive rabies bat in Thurston County, and the thirteenth (13) overall in Washington State, this year.

September 22, 2023

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Thurston County Public Health and Social Service main office, located at 412 Lilly Rd. NE Olympia, WA 98506, and our Environmental Health office located at 3000 Pacific Ave SE Olympia, WA 98501 (Suite 225), will be closed to the public on Wednesday, September 20th, 2023, from 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. for an all-staff meeting.

September 13, 2023

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The National Weather Service has issued a forecast for temperatures above 91 degrees in the Puget Sound for Monday, August 14, through Thursday, August 17, 2023. Therefore, Thurston County will declare a 3-day, 3-night Hazardous Weather Event. 

August 14, 2023

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FREE Septic Sense Workshop

Thursday, September 28, 2023
Yelm Community Center
Health and Wellness



Homeowner Septic Self-Inspection Certification - Registration Required

Friday, September 29, 2023
Public Health and Social Services Location
Health and Wellness



FREE Septic Sense Workshop

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Delphi School House
Health and Wellness

Public Health and Social Services

Public Health and Social Services Location

412 Lilly Rd. NE
Olympia, WA 98506-5132
Monday–Friday: 9:00 am–4:00 pm Phone Line Open Daily 8:00am-5:00pm

The Atrium (Environmental Health)

3000 Pacific Ave SE (Suite 225)
Olympia, WA 98501
Monday–Friday: 8:00 am–4:00 pm

Mailing Address

412 Lilly Rd. NE
Olympia, WA 98506