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In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order and Safe Start Plan, Thurston County continues to operate under an essential services model. This is in effect
until Thurston County enters Phase 3 of the Safe Start Plan. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

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​"County Up Close" Newsletter

Find PSAs from leaders about how to slow the spread of COVID-19, learn how you can donate homemade masks, and much more.
Find out about what to expect in elections this year, information about the upcoming 2020 census, the commissioners first offsite community meeting of 2020, and much more in this issue of County Up Close.
​Look around the county for your local ballot drop boxes, prepare for the upcoming flu season, and to raise awareness for mens health with November, along with flood preporation for the upcoming rainy season.
Commissioners to host 59th Annual County Commissioners Pancake Breakfast, information about the courthouse and regional administrative building project, Board of Health adopts Opioid Response Plan, and more
Interest in county's Fish Passage Enhancement Program on the rise, Superior Court hosts Color of Justice program, and Commissioners to hold off-site Board meeting in Rochester
Commissioners vote to bring forward a proposal for a vote of the citizens to build new Courthouse and Civic Center, Deschutes Falls Park gets national spotlight, and much more
Passport Services come to Thurston County, the Treasurer offers paperless billing, Open Houses about the Courthouse and Civic Center project, and much more
Learn about this year's Thurston County Fair, see how the county is leading in fish passage barrier removal, and much more
Meet the Directors, learn about the plan to start providing passport services and more in this issue of County Up Close
​Thurston County News

Friday, May 1, 2020
Monday, April 27, 2020
Friday, April 17, 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020
The 2020 Point in Time (PIT) Homeless Census
Friday, January 10, 2020
Public Works getting ready for blast of winter weather
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Friday, November 8, 2019
A regional approach to homelessness
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Public Works is preparing for upcoming weather
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
County honored for Fish Passage Enhancement Program
Friday, August 23, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Program managers invited to present initial projects and findings at regional conferences
Friday, February 1, 2019
A proactive approach to addressing homelessness
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Friday, November 2, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Friday, April 27, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
CPED Director talks Comprehensive Plan Update in video story
Friday, March 16, 2018
County Recognized by ESD for Commitment to Hiring Veterans
​"Friday Five" Newsletter

Included in this week's Friday Five is an update on COVID-19, information on the Face Covering Directive, and much more.