Thurston County facilities are open to the public with safety measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect public and employee health. Learn more here.


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COVID-19 Information

For the most updated, daily case number, and information pertaining to Thurston County's response to COVID-19, visit the PHSS COVID-19 page

PHSS, in coordination with Providence, is holding a vaccination clinic January 21-23, 2021. Visit, here, for more information.  

Check-In Required to Visit Building 1

Visitors must check-in when visiting the Assessor's, Auditor's, and Treasurer's Offices, as well as the Building Development Center in Building 1 of the Courthouse Complex. Check-in is not required for the Commissioner's Office. Individuals will get in line or set an appointment by signing up at the QMatic Check-in link below, scanning a QRCode before entering the building, or using the Kiosk system on the first floor of the building. Those who scan the QRCode or use the website to get in line before entering the building can then wait in their vehicles and the system will notify them when it is their turn.

Meetings Open to Public Attending In-Person
Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and Board of Health's (BoH) meetings are open for the public to attend in-person, with a capacity of ten people in the room, including staff. Members of the public may attend and participate in any regular, special, or emergency meeting of the BoCC and BoH in-person or by calling the conference number below. The Zoom information for public hearings is listed on the Public Hearings page.  All BoCC and BoH meetings and briefings will be live streamed on the Thurston County YouTube  channel and posted to the county’s Facebook and Twitter platforms.

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Community Input Needed on Local Agriculture

Thurston County has started a project called Community-Driven Review of Local Agriculture Policies and Programs as part of the Comprehensive Plan amendment docket, and is inviting anyone who cares about local Thurston County farmland and agriculture to complete an online survey. The survey is open through Friday, February 12, and should take about 10-15 minutes to complete. 

Addressing Homelessness As A Region

​On June 14, 2018, the Thurston County Board of Health (BoH) declared homelessness a public health crisis in Thurston County. Learn more about what Thurston County is doing to address homelessness at the links below.

Commissioner Seek Volunteers for Advisory Boards

​The Board of County Commissioners continue to see citizen volunteers to fill vacancies on the 22 advisory boards, commissions, committees, and councils. 

Thurston County Employment Opportunities

Looking for a new career? Thurston County wants you! Check out our job openings with competitive salaries and excellent benefit packages! 

Recruiting - Civil Service

​The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill a number of positions.


Contact Information​

Thurston County Courthouse
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502-1045

County Directory: (360) 754-3800

Commissioners Office: (360) 786-5440