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Doddridge County Commission Votes to Close Courthouse to Public

Doddridge County Commission Press Release — March 20, 2020

Our goal is to take measures needed that will protect our staff and the public to get us through this difficult time and help us get back to normalcy. To accomplish this goal we are working with various local, state, and federal agencies to protect the public and our employees.

Therefore, at this time, the county offices will remain open during normal business hours. The Doddridge County Commission is taking measures to restrict public access to the Doddridge County Courthouse. As of Monday, March 23rd, only employees will be granted access to the courthouse and other county buildings. This restriction limit will not apply to mandated court or judicial appearances.

Regarding voting for the May primary, Doddridge County officials encourage individuals to contact the Office of County Clerk (Address: 108 Court Street, Suite 1, West Union, West Virginia 26456 or call (304) 873-2631) to request an absentee ballot. This will assist in limiting exposure for the voting public as well as poll workers.

We want to highly encourage the public to call our offices for information, use regular mail, email and the Doddridge County website for information. You can access all the online services we provide for payment of taxes, research of records, and mapping information. Please check the county website for updates. Also, email information, mailing addresses and telephone numbers for county offices and telephone numbers for other county agencies are available on the website at www.doddridgecountywv.com and are posted on the courthouse doors.

Just a reminder that this situation is very fluid, things are changing sometimes within hours so we anticipate other measures may need to be taken.