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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.
  (For information on essential functions, visit: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8 )
(For office contacts, visit: https://bit.ly/3bs7bdy)
For current Thurston County response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Thurston County Health Dept COVID-19 info page.
The Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center (WARC) and the HazoHouse are closed to self-haul customers through April 8, 2020. During this time, the facility is open to commercial haulers only, See definition here. The Rainier and Rochester Dropbox facilities and the Off-leash dog park at the WARC are also closed. Click here for answers to your questions.
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