Luzerne County: Central Court Closed After County Staff Members Test Positive for COVID

November 18, 2020 - 5:25 pm

Three Luzerne County Staff members who regularly deal with criminal matters have tested positive for COVID -19. All are experiencing minor symptoms and are quarantining at home. As a result, Luzerne County Courts has closed Central Court until Monday, November 30th. All other Court related matters in other locations will proceed as scheduled.

The District Attorney’s Office and the Public Defender’s Office will be moving to a remote work force with a rotating staff in their respective offices until November 30 as well.

All offices and locations potentially impacted will be thoroughly cleaned by County staff.

While all County offices remain open, the public is asked to check for an online or mail option to conduct their business prior to entering any County facilities.

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