Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

Click here for office and department contact information
Click here for information on COVID-19

Welcome to Thurston County Emergency Management

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COVID-19 Response:
Thurston County Parks Reopen Wednesday, May 6 Public required to follow limited use rules

 

The SBA released guidance for small businesses in Thurston County who are suffering economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Applicants may also call SBA's Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard‑of‑hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155.

The deadline to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan is Dec. 16, 2020.

COVID-19 SBA Loan News Release - English.docx

COVID-19 SBA Loan News Release - Spanish.docx

 

 

 

 

Sign Up for Alerts & Notifications!
Thurston County Emergency Management in cooperation with participating cities, uses several methods to warn the public of hazardous situations within the county.

Some of the warnings we issue require citizens to sign up to receive the messages, such as river flood alerts.

Click Here for more details or to register or update your current information.

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Recruiting for Disaster Assistance Response Team (TCDART)

We are currently accepting applications for individuals interested in being a part of the Thurston County Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART). DART members are trained in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), disaster preparedness, emergency radio communications, shelter care, etc., and provide needed services to the people of Thurston County before, during and after emergencies or other disasters.

If you would like more information or are interested in joining the DART, click here.

QuakeSmart Tool Kit

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently produced a QuakeSmart Toolkit for businesses. The kit provides guidance on things you can do to help mitigate the damage an earthquake can do to your personnel, property, and to help lessen any financial losses that might be incurred.

For more information and to access the QuakeSmart Earthquake Mitigation Toolkit for Businesses, click here.

 

Become a SKYWARN Weather Spotter
Skywarn Weather Spotters are volunteers who helpkeep their local communities safe by providing timely and accuratereports of severe weather to the National Weather Service. Skywarn stormspotters are citizens who form the nation's first line of defenseagainst severe weather.

Anyone with an interest in public service is encouraged to join the Skywarn program. Training is free and available online. Click here for more information.

See our Resource Links - an internet library of emergency management and preparedness information, organized by topics such as:

  • Personal, Family & Neighborhood Preparedness
  • Biological, Chemical & Environmental Hazards
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Drought
  • ... and many more

Click here for more information.

Contact Us

Mailing Address
9521 Tilley Road SW
Olympia, WA 98512

Contact
Phone (360) 867-2800
Fax (360) 867-2811

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