Inclement Weather

Washington County provides a wide array of services many of which must be staffed during inclement weather and other emergent events. These services include law enforcement, road operations, emergency management, support services emergency-related functions and the operation of 24-hour facilities such as the jail, corrections center, animal shelter and juvenile shelter. In support of these employees and essential functions relied upon by the public, the County follows its Inclement Weather Policy and Procedures whereby County buildings generally remain open as scheduled. This web page is intended to provide status updates and policy guidance to employees and their supervisors about the County's approach toward current or potential weather events.

Situation Updates

Inbound Landline Phone Service Disrupted at Several County Buildings

UPDATED: 08/23/2017
Construction activity has disrupted inbound landline phone service to several Washington County buildings in Hillsboro. Due to the severity of the damage, repair work to address the issue may take several hours.

Where to Stay Cool this Week in Washington County

Release date: 07/31/2017
Hours of operation for libraries, recreational and other facilities that can be used to stay cool during this week's heat event


Staying Informed

Official word about the status of County facilities will be provided on the County website, as well as: