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Thurston County, Washington

The content on the Thurston County website is currently provided in English. We are providing the “Translation” for approximately 10 languages. The goal of the translation is to provide visitors with limited English proficiency to access information on the website in other languages. The translations do not translate all types of documents, and it may not give you an exact translation all the time. The translations are made through an automated process, which may not result in accurate or precise translations, particularly of technical and legal terminology.

Public Health and Social Services

Our Approach

The Department is committed to a course of action that reduces and ultimately eliminates health disparities, so that optimal health for all is possible.


Achieving the highest level of health and well-being for everyone.


Avoidable differences between groups of people created by societal barriers and systematic exclusion from opportunities.

Community Health Assessment

The Department, in partnership with Thurston Thrives, conducts community health assessment activities and has established shared indicators of population health aimed at identifying equity gaps.