6 News Courthouses and DMV offices in Nebraska and Iowa are closing or restricting access because of COVID-19 concerns.
Colfax County Nebraska has issued a disaster declaration, asking everyone to stay home and prioritize testing for the coronavirus for people over age 65 showing symptoms, those with ongoing health issues, medical field workers and first responders.
The Saunders County Courthouse in Wahoo, Neb. has requested only those with official business that cannot be done online or through the mail should enter the building, the county board of supervisors announced Tuesday.
They strongly recommend contacting the office pertaining to customers’ needs for an appointment or for more information to access services online or by mail.
The Mills County Courthouse in Glenwood, Iowa said access to the facility will be limited to appointment only with pre-screening required as of Tuesday.
The Iowa Department of Transportation announced Tuesday driver's licenses, car registrations and titles with an expiration date of Jan. 17, 2020, or later will not have to be renewed until the pandemic is over.
The City of Council Bluffs announced it will restrict public access to city buildings including City Hall, Public Works, Police Headquarters, the Recycling Center and Fire Headquarters beginning at 11 a.m. today. All deadlines for permits, fines and licenses have been suspended until further notice.