– “Thurston County Board of Health Declares Homelessness and Opioid Crises”
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– “Thurston County leaders declare homelessness, opioid epidemic public health crises”
“Thurston County leaders took two official steps forward Thursday and pledged to do more to end homelessness and opioid addiction, calling the issues public health crises.
The Thurston County Board of Health — which is made up of the three county commissioners — made the declarations at a special meeting Thursday. There is no new funding attached to the moves, but officials say county staff will now make responding to the crises a priority,” by Abby Spegman, The Olympian.