Public Access is Closed to Most County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, Thurston County has moved to an essential services model, in effect
through Monday, April 6, 2020. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(For more information on essential functions, visit:
(For office contacts, visit:

Emergency Management Council (EMC)

​The Emergency Management Council of Thurston County was created in 1993 via an Interlocal Agreement (renewed in 2013) to coordinate the local emergency management activities of the county, cities and tribes.

The Council is comprised of the emergency managers of the member jurisdictions.

The Council generally meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, typically at Thurston County Emergency Management.

​ ​ ​Emergency Management Contacts in Thurston County
​Thurston County​Emergency Management​360-867-2800
​Lacey​Police Department​360-459-4333
​Olympia​Fire Department​360-753-8348
​Tumwater​​Fire Department​360-754-4170
​Rainier​City Council​360-446-2265
​Yelm​Police Department​360-458-5701
​Nisqually Tribe​Police Department​360-486-5440
​Confederated Tribes of Chehalis​Police Department​360-273-7051


Please send any correspondence regarding the EMC to:

Emergency Management Council
c/o Thurston County Emergency Management
9521 Tilley Rd. SW
Olympia, WA 98512-2811


FEMA Integrated Emergency Management Course (IEMC) Documents