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 Sunday, May 31, 2020. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(Solid waste facilities are open. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/2SldUPq)
(For more information on essential functions, visit: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8)
(For office contacts, visit: https://bit.ly/3bs7bdy)

 

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Meghan Porter
360-867-2097

Bryan Dominique
360-867-2091

 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 6, 2020
Contact:
Meghan Porter, Public Information Supervisor, 360-490-0562 or email Meghan.porter@co.thurston.wa.us  

Thurston County Emergency Management is Collecting PPE for COVID-19 Response
There are multiple locations across the county where individuals can donate

OLYMPIA – Thurston County Emergency Management is currently collecting personal protective equipment (PPE) to distribute to local healthcare facilities, first responders, and essential personnel to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 

PPE needed includes: 
  • Gowns - surgical/disposable
  • Tyvek suits
  • Hair caps
  • Eye protection/goggles
  • Face shields
  • Gloves
  • Respirator masks 
  • Surgical masks
  • Mask extenders (3-D printed or sewn with buttons)
Homemade masks and PPE not of medical grade will be given to essential employees and the public. 

Locations where you can donate are listed below. Please call ahead for operating hours and drop-off arrangements.  

Thurston County Emergency Management
9521 Tilley Rd. SW 
Olympia, WA 98512
360-867-2800

Lacey Fire Department
1231 Franz St.
Lacey, WA 98503
360-491-2410

Olympia Fire Department
100 Eastside St. SE
Olympia, WA 98506
360-753-8348

Tumwater Fire Department
311 Israel Rd. SE 
Tumwater, WA 98501 
360-754-4170

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County Commissioners:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3