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: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8)
(For office contacts, visit: https://bit.ly/3bs7bdy)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

​Public Health and Social Services Contact Information

  • If you are experiencing these symptoms of an illness - fever, cough, shortness of breath, please contact your health care provider.
  • During business hours call 360-867-2500.
    • WA Relay: 711 or 800-833-6388
  • After business hours:
    • Public health emergency call 1-800-986-9050.
    • Medical emergency call 911.

Washington State has established a call center for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) questions. 

  • Call 1-800-525-0127 
    • Then press #
  • Press 2 for Spanish
  • Open 7 days a week from 6:00am - 10:00pm
  • The line provides a message first, then places you on hold for the next available person

Current Situation (updated)

  • There are twenty-seven (27) confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Thurston County as of 3/27/20 3:00pm. A confirmed case is defined as an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19. Case totals are updated daily (Monday-Sunday) by 3:00pm.
  • Numbers of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and tests for Washington State and the counties can be found at the Washington State Department of Health Novel Coronavirus Outbreak COVID-19 webpage.

Last update 3/28/20. Spread the facts.

About Coronavirus

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that usually cause mild respiratory illnesses, such as the common cold. Some coronaviruses have caused more severe illness, such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndromes (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new virus strain that was not identified in humans before December 2019. COVID-19 is a public health concern because little is known about the virus and it has the potential to cause severe illness in some people. Currently, there is no vaccine available to prevent COVID-19 infection and there are no medications specifically for COVID-19. 

Local Updates 

Situation in Thurston County 

Due to the level of concern about COVID-19, the following are in effect in Thurston County.

Confirmed Case Totals 
  • There are twenty-seven (27) confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Thurston County as of 3/27/20 3:00pm. A confirmed case is defined as an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Case totals are updated daily (Monday-Sunday) by 3:00pm.
    • The confirmed case counts for Thurston County may not align with the Washington State Department of Health. This can be due to posting times and that local public health departments learn of new cases immediately.

Date of ​Confirmed Case
​Age Group
​Gender
​1
​3/11/20
​50's
​Male
​2
​3/13/20
​40's
​Male
​3
​3/13/20
​50's
​Female
​4
​3/15/20
​60's
​Male
​5
​3/16/20
​40's
​Female
​6
​3/18/20
​30's
​Male
​7
​3/20/20
​60's
​Female
​8
​3/20/20
​50's
​Female
​9
​3/21/20
​40's
Male​
​10
​3/21/20
​30's
​Male
​11
​3/23/20
20's​Female​
​12
​3/24/20
​60's
​Male
​13
​3/24/20
​20's
​Male
​14
​3/24/20
​60's
​Male
​15
3/26/20
60's​
Male​
16​
​3/26/20
​50's
​Female
​17
​3/26/20
​40's
​Female
18​
​3/26/20
​60's
​Male
​19
​3/26/20
​40's
​Female
20​
3/26/20​​30's
​Female
​21
​3/26/20
​60's
​Male
22​
​3/26/20
​60's
​Male
23
​3/26/20
​50's
​Male
24​
​3/26/20
​60's
​Female
​25
3/27/20
​60's
Female​
​26
​3/27/20
​30's
​Female
​27
​3/27/20
​50's
Male

Preventing Spread of COVID-19 

COVID-19 is spread from person-to-person through droplets from an infected person. These droplets land on objects and surfaces around the person. Other people then catch COVID-19 by touching these objects or surfaces, then touching their eyes, nose or mouth. People can also catch COVID-19 if they breathe in droplets from a person with COVID-19. 

You can take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by doing the following things:

  • Stay home.
  • If you have to go out in the community, keep a distance of 6 feet or more between you and other people.
    • If you work, work from home if you can.
    • Avoid contact with people who are sick.
    • Avoid crowds
  • Wash your hands with soap and water, often.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your mouth/nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
  • If you are sick, stay home and avoid close contact with others.

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