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

Public urged not to visit Washington County buildings

Release date: 03/19/2020
Except under specific circumstances, Washington County is requesting that the public avoid visiting any county building during the organization’s emergency response to the new coronavirus.

All buildings opening on schedule

Release date: 02/03/2020
Learn more about county hours of operation during inclement weather.


Staying Informed

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