City, county offices continue to offer limited in-person access due to pandemic

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Most city and county offices continue to offer limited in-person access “until further notice” upon recommendation from the St. Joseph County Health Department.

“The Board of Commissioners, the Mayor, and the Department of Health continue to monitor the pandemic, and currently plan to keep the County-City Courthouse Complex closed to the public until St. Joseph County is placed in the “yellow” category on the state’s COVID-19 County Metrics Advisory Map,” the city says in a news release.

Following Governor Eric Holcomb’s executive order, county meetings will continue to be conducted virtually. The public may attend these virtual meetings via each meeting’s agenda.

Likewise, the South Bend Common Council is holding its meetings remotely. Residents may access the meeting agenda and links to join the virtual meetings at

According to the city:

Those needing services for all other departments are encouraged to contact those departments directly to either schedule an appointment, or to conduct their business either over the phone, or online. Many county services are available online at City services can be found at

A full directory of county offices is available online at City offices can be reached by dialing 311, or by calling 574-233-0311.

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