#61: The County takes on a Pandemic

Over a month into a declared state of emergency, Thurston County health officials are working hard to respond to COVID-19. We spoke with Schelli Slaughter, the director of Thurston County Public Health and Social Services, about the response. When did she first realize that this was going to be a major threat to people in our area? How are we supporting those without a home during a “stay at home” order? Are we seeing disproportionate impacts in our community? When will this all end?

For the most up-to-date information from Thurston County on COVID-19, this website is your resource.

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