For documents, declarations, and orders in regards to COVID-19, click the link below. Monitor local news sources for continuing updates.
COVID-19 Related Documents and Declarations

Recertified Operating Plan for Conducting Jury Trials
Visitation at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility has been temporarily suspended beginning July 30, 2021 until further notice due to COVID 19.

Child Safety

  • Teach your child to never invite someone in to your home without your permission.
  • Teach your child to never take candy from strangers.
  • Teach your child to never keep secrets from you.
  • Avoid clothing with your child's name on it.
  • Always accompany your child to a public restroom.
  • Never leave your child in a public place, stroller or car.
  • Always tell your child who will pick them up from school or other function.
  • Check out babysitters.
  • Have a code word established with your child.
  • Teach your child their name, address and telephone number including area code.
  • Teach your child dad and mom have names too.
  • Make sure they know first and last names.
  • Teach your child how to use 911.
  • Teach your child to stay at your side in a public place. explain what to do if they get lost.
  • Take photos and fingerprints of your child. (children in preschool should be taken quarterly)
  • Keep records such as birth certificates, birthmarks and x-rays of your child.
  • Teach your child to never get into anyone's car without your permission.
  • Teach your child to avoid people they don't know.
  • Never assume your child will not be abducted - always act as though it could happen to you.
  • Stay safe.