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.

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Click here for information on COVID-19

Welcome to Thurston County Emergency Management

 

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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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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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