The Port of Olympia continues to take our lead from Thurston County Public Health. We encourage Thurston County residents to visit their website to stay up-to-date with the latest public health information and answers to specific questions about COVID-19. https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/phss/Pages/coronavirus.aspx.
Submitted by Port of Olympia
In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order, the Port of Olympia will be making additional changes to some of its operations.
Port offices closed to the public. All Port of Olympia offices will remain closed to the public until April 8, 2020, in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Port of Olympia Administrative office will have limited coverage while staff works remotely. The Port will reevaluate its status on or before April 8, 2020.
Port Commission meetings have been suspended through the duration of the stay-at-home order. Regularly scheduled Port Commission meetings and work sessions have been suspended until the stay-at-home order has ended. Port Commissioners will only convene when business operations require a Commission decision. Any necessary meetings will be conducted via GoToMeeting to adhere to the required social distancing guidelines. Access information for these meetings will be posted on the Port of Olympia’s Commission webpage at http://portolympia.com/89/Commission.
Swantown Marina will be operational. However, offices will be closed and business will be conducted via telephone, email, or website. Maintenance and Harbor Operations personnel will be onsite, but will be practicing social distancing. The marine fueling station will remain operational. Harbor Patrol operations continue to be suspended.
Swantown Marina: (360) 528-8049.
Swantown Boatworks will be closed and only operational for emergency haul-outs effective end of day Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Swantown Boatworks office and work yard will be closed to the public beginning March 26, 2020 through the duration of the stay-at-home order. Staff will be checking voicemail daily and will respond to any customer needs. In the event an emergency haul-out is needed, please contact Swantown Marina at (360) 528-8049 or
The Marine Terminal will remain operational. Access to the marine terminal is limited. All ship visits and community tours have been cancelled.
Olympia Regional Airport is still operational. However, the administration office will be closed to the public and business will be conducted via telephone, email, or website. (360) 528-8079.
All real estate property showings have been suspended. Inquiries or any tenant questions can be directed to (360) 528-8012.
The Port is joining our regional partners to address the economic impacts of COVID-19. A list of resources for small businesses hit by the loss of revenue because of the coronavirus outbreak can be found on the Thurston Economic Development Center website https://thurstonedc.com/resources-for-small-businesses-impacted-by-coronavirus-covid-19/.