WARREN, Pa. – The recent spike in COVID-19 cases around the region has led both the Warren County Courthouse and City of Warren Municipal Building to close.
The City Municipal Building closed to the public as of Monday morning, and will remain closed indefinitely. The courthouse is set to close at noon Monday through at least the end of this week.
“At present, there is not an anticipated re-opening date as that is dependent upon the COVID-19 pandemic,” City of Warren Executive Secretary Teena Leary said of the Municipal Building. “The decision to close the building was based on the current spike in confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the county and surrounding areas. The personnel who work within this building are essential for the day-to-day operations within the city and the provision of public safety services; closure of the building is one key step in mitigating the possibility of an outbreak within the building.”
Warren County Sheriff Ken Klakamp posted to his Facebook page that the courthouse was closing at noon “due to COVID-19.”
“The courthouse will be closed through the end of this week,” Commissioner Jeff Eggleston said.
While the city building is closed to the public, the offices will be staffed and personnel may be reached via phone and email. Those needing to make payments at city offices may do so online. Links to specific payment sites can be found here.
Public meetings held during the building’s closure will be available virtually.
“Links to the meetings will be provided via calendars on the City’s web site,” Leary said. “The calendars are accessed via links on the right side of the home page under ‘City Council Calendar’ and ‘Board and Commission Meetings.’”