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.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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Thurston County Public Health and Social Services Closed Friday Afternoon
PHSS will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, November 12

OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Public Health and Social Services (PHSS) building at 412 Lilly Road, Olympia WA, 98506 will be closed from noon until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019, to allow for an internal departmental move. Computer and phone service is expected to be intermittent during the closure. 

The Environmental Health (EH) hotline, 360-867-2664, will be available for all Lilly Rd EH services. All Building 1 (courthouse complex) EH functions will operate as usual.

The PHSS building will be open for regular business hours beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12.  


County Commissioners:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3