Agency Operating Adjustments during Covid-19

The Board of Commissioners has chosen to keep the existing policy for masks in place for 30 days following the April 6 date and will reassess the policy after that date.  Next update is expected May 7th, 2021 about 5 pm

Visiting Us

Hamilton County Government Buildings are open to the general public. This includes the Judicial Center, Historic Courthouse, Health Department, Highway Department, Sheriff’s Office, Soil & Conservation District, Purdue Extension Office, and Weights & Measures. See announcements below for exceptions related to specific agencies; such as, Courts and Veteran’s Affairs.

  • Visitors at any Hamilton County property or facility are required to wear a face mask (and need to provide their own mask). Check our Face Mask Policy for exceptions. 
  • Please refer to the County's Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Plan for details concerning our operations and Covid-19.
  • Point of Entry for the Judicial Center: use the Main Entrance on the East Side of the building. 
  • Point of Entry for the Historic Courthouse: use the West Door of the Courthouse.

  • Individuals entering the Judicial Center or the Old Courthouse must:
    • wear masks while in the building (You need to provide your own mask),
    • maintain social distancing of 6 feet, 
    • use the hand sanitizer provided at the screening post,
    • have their temperature checked at the discretion of the officers at the screening post. Anyone with a temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit will not be allowed into the building.

Events and Cancellations:

Please check our County Calendar for the current status of any event.  

Specific Operational Changes:

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    Mask Mandate Extended in Hamilton County Buildings

    Posted on March 29, 2021

    Safety & Well-Being of Employees are a top concern. The Hamilton County Commissioners have chosen to extend Resolution No. 7-31-20-02 for another 30 days, the Commissioners will revisit the issue again next month. Read on...
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    Hamilton County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Opens

    Posted on March 10, 2021

    Accepting Applications March 15 for Residents Impacted by COVID-19 Read on...
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