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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Contact:
Meghan Porter, Public Information Supervisor, (360) 867-2097, or by email at meghan.porter@co.thurston.wa.us

Thurston County Offices Closed February 17 for Presidents Day
Offices open for regular business hours on Tuesday, February 18

​OLYMPIA – Thurston County government offices will be closed on Monday, February 17, in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. All offices will re-open for regular business on Tuesday, February 18.

The County's Waste and Recovery Center (WARC) in Lacey will be open on Monday, February 17. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 4:45 p.m. Check with your waste disposal company for curbside garbage and recycling collection schedule.

Other county service information for the holiday:

  • Fire and Police Emergency Services: Call 9-1-1 for emergency police, fire and medic services. Residents are urged to use 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies only. 
  • Thurston County Sheriff Non-emergency Services: Residents of unincorporated Thurston County are urged to call the Sheriff's Office non-emergency number at (360) 704-2740 for non-emergency issues like noise complaints.
  • County Parks Open: Burfoot Park, Frye Cove Park, Kenneydell Park, Deschutes Falls Park, and the Off-Leash Dog Park at the WARC will be open during regular park hours.
  • Intercity Transit: I.T. provides full-service operations on Presidents Day, but neighboring transit agencies may have a different holiday schedule. Check with them before making a connecting trip on the holiday. For more information, please visit www.intercitytransit.com or call (360) 786-1881.   

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County Commissioners:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3