Warren Co. courthouse remains open with social distancing restrictions

On Friday morning, Judge Executive, Mike Buchanon announced that the Warren County Courthouse would not close, but will be implementing some safety protocols.

The number of people allowed into the courthouse will be restricted,so Buchanon said be prepared to wait in a socially distanced line when you come. If additional staff inside the courthouse become sick, then those departments would have to close for a few weeks, according to Buchanon.

He stressed the importance of following the CDC’s guidelines including wearing a mask saying, “You absolutely have the right to do whatever you want to with yourself, but when what you do with yourself may affect a multitude of other people in the general public it becomes a public problem”. He added, “we’re asking everyone to please recognize that your actions affect everyone else”.