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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Basic Life Support

EMS Certification Resources

EMS Certification Online

  • Online system for applications for recertification.

Department of Health Certification Process

  • Initial, recertification, reciprocity.

Links for Thurston County EMS Provider Educational Resources

24-7 EMS Training

  • A continuing education resource offering online, interactive courses and content for emergency medical service professionals.
    The link above will open in a new page/tab to EMSONLINE.NET site.

EMS Training Skill Set Videos

  • Locally produced skill set videos whos content is developed for Thurston County emergency medical service professionals.
  • Developed and produced by Wade Glenn, SEI; in a joint venture with Olympia FD, Lacey FD, Tumwater FD, Medic One training staff and numerous EMTs and Paramedics.
  • The link will open a new page/tab to a Vimeo site.

Thurston County Medic One EMT Practice Protocol Test (TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE)

2020 OTEP Calendar MASTER.pdf (PDF)

2020 Individual OTEP Training Record (PDF)

Thurston County Medic One EMS Field Protocols & POLST