Agency Operating Adjustments during Covid-19

Next update is expected September 1st, 2020 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:

Many in-person County Government meetings and events have been cancelled. Please check our County Calendar for the current status of any event.  

Specific Operational Changes:

  1. Upcoming Election

    County Clerk Encourages Citizens to Register Now for Absentee Ballots

    Posted on August 24, 2020

    Hamilton County Clerk Kathy Williams is asking those who are eligible to file for an absentee ballot to do so now to ensure their ballots are returned by the mail-in deadline. Read on...
  2. logo

    Hamilton County Parks Suspends Remainder of its Major Events Through 2020

    Posted on August 24, 2020

    Hamilton County Parks and Recreation announced the cancellation of its major community events for the balance of the 2020 season due to the lingering threat posed by the COVID-19 virus. Read on...
View All