County buildings to remain closed Thursday, September 17

Release date: 09/16/2020

Most Washington County facilities will remain closed to the public throughout Thursday, September 17, due to continued poor air quality. Public safety, many Support Services functions and emergency response operations will continue.

Additionally, Washington County Circuit Courts are OPEN tomorrow for trials, hearings and other court proceedings scheduled for the Courthouse, Law Enforcement Center and Juvenile Services Building.  

For information about services which may be available online or via telephone, please visit the County website at and use the index provided to look up specific departments and services.

County employees should check with their supervisors about how the closure affects their work assignments. More information is available at the County's Inclement Weather page

The public is asked to monitor the Washington County website or social media feeds to learn more about air quality and emergency response. Updates can be found at

Media Contact:

Julie McCloud, Public Affairs & Communications Coordinator