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.
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COVID-19 Resources: Health Care

Last update 9/3/20. Spread the facts.

Information and Resources for Health Care 

​Information and resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19) are added to this webpage and updated regularly. 



COVID-19 Information for Health Care Providers

COVID-19 Communicable Disease Updates and Public Health Advisories

The following updates and advisories are provided by the Thurston County Health Officer. 

​9/3/20

​Pediatrics Guidance for Children Returning to School/Day Care with COVID-19 Symptoms & New Childhood Immunization Requirements during the Pandemic

​8/10/20

Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)- Emergency Rule (WAC 246-101-017) designates COVID-19 as Notifiable Condition and Additional Information Required for Reporting

​7/14/20
​COVID-19 Testing Recommendations and Laboratory Resources to help with Extended Testing Times Experienced through some Commercial Labs
​7/8/20

Updated COVID-19 Testing Recommendations - a Fond Farwell to Dr. Diana Yu and a Warm Welcome to Dr. Dimyana Abdelmalek

​5/30/20
​Long Term Care Facility COVID-19 Outbreaks
​5/13/20
Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Potentially Associated with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Children
​5/6/20
COVID-19 Testing Guidance, Letter from Secretary Wiesman, and a Survey Request for SARS CoV2 Testing​
​4/22/20
​COVID-19 Testing Guidance Update
​4/15/20
COVID-19 Reporting COVID-19 Cases, Update for Health Care Providers and Facilities

​Previous updates and advisories

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Report a Notifiable Condition

​Voice mail for reporting non-immediately reportable conditions (24 hours a day)

​​Phone: 360-786-5470     

Fax: 360-867-2601

​Day time immediately reportable conditions – Call detailed information to the 24-hour Notifiable Condition Reporting Line at 360-786-5470.  Messages are picked up hourly.  If a call back can’t wait call 360-867-2500 and ask staff to locate a Communicable Disease staff.

Phone: 360-786-5470 

After hours immediately and 24-hour reportable conditions or a public health emergency

​Call: 1-800-986-9050

​No one is available with Thurston County Public Health and condition is immediately notifiable

​Call: 1-877-539-4344


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Public Health and Social Services Contact Information

  • 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

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