Lincoln County Courthouse locked to general public for safety

Limited people were in attendance at the Monday morning Commissioners meeting. A live stream was set up for the public to view. (SOURCE: Kaylie Crowe KNOP-TV)
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP)- The doors at the Lincoln County Courthouse will remain locked to the general public until further notice.

Business will continue, by calling in, on-line, drop-off and mail-in service in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 Business will continue, by calling in, on-line, drop-off and mail-in service in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19

Some situations which require face-to-face meetings will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. The commissioners; public meetings will be live streamed for the public.

Video attendance will be used for court when necessary. Some situations which require face-to-face meetings will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

Lois Block, with the Lincoln County Register Deeds, says while it's lonely it is a good thing to do.

"So that we don't spread any virus. And they started having us all sign in so that if one of us would unknowingly be exposed and then we get sick, then they know who to contact everybody that was in the office on that day," said Block.

The Lincoln County Commissioners will publish details for on-line viewing of meetings. Other steps for social distancing will be put in place for those who do attend.