Courthouse Reopens May 18th
The Wirt County Courthouse opened on May 18th, 2020 after being closed since March 24th, 2020, due to the COVID-19 Epidemic.
Wirt County Courthouse Re-Opening Guidelines
The Courthouse will re-open with limited public access on Monday, May 18th, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
THE PUBLIC IS –
-Encouraged to continue to utilize options that do not require in person contact; phone, email and regular mail (see contact info. below)
-Encouraged to make an appointment or call ahead before coming to the Courthouse to make sure you can be assisted.
-Required to go through the screening process at the front door before entering the Courthouse. Health questions as well as a temperature check will be required. Access may be denied based on screening.
-Strongly encouraged to wear a mask or face covering while in the Courthouse. These items are Required for any business with the courts upstairs.
-Strongly advised to limit only the person needing to conduct business to enter the Courthouse.
-Required to follow CDC guidelines relating to social distancing, keep 6 feet between each other while in the Courthouse and practice good hygiene.
-Limited to only 2 people allowed in the Sheriff’s Tax Office, the Assessor’s Office, the County Clerk’s office and the Circuit Clerks office at one time and will be required to check in and out with Security.
-Prosecutor's Office will be open by appointment only. Phone Number 304-275-8901
-May be asked to wait in their vehicles if attending a judicial hearing until the judicial assistant calls and notifies when to enter the Courthouse.
-Strongly encouraged to use check or money order when making payment for services.
-Asked to be patient and courteous while in the Courthouse.
-TO STAY AT HOME IF YOU ARE FEELING ILL!
OTHER TIDBITS OF INFORMATION –
Elevator – we urge only one person in the elevator at a time if at all possible.
Hand Sanitizer – Hand sanitizer stations will be available in the lobby, main floor and outside the courtroom for the public.
Cleaning & Sanitization – Sanitization of common areas such as the lobby, bathrooms, stairwells, elevator & waiting area, courtrooms, and entrance & exit doors will be done daily. We ask that each office sanitize your counters and sneeze guards daily as well as door knobs and telephone receivers and any other needed areas.
All of these guidelines are contingent upon the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and may change.
Contact Information -
County Commission - 304-275-4271
County Clerk - 304-275-4271
Sheriff's Tax Office - 304-275-4222
Circuit Clerk - 304-275-6597
Prosecuting Attorney - 304-275-8901
Magistrate Court - 304-275-3641
911 Non-Emergency - 304-275-3020
FOR ALL EMERGENCIES PLEASE CALL 9-1-1