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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360-867-2097

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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