Health Screening Upon Entering the Court Building

All persons entering the Court Building are required to notify Court Security of any COVID-19 symptoms or suspected exposure and to refrain from continuing to enter the Court Building.

HEALTH SCREENING QUESTIONS

  • Individuals will be asked (1) Have you tested positive or experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 10 days?; (2) Have you had contact with someone who has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in the last 14 days?
    • Individuals answering yes to either of the above questions shall not be allowed in the court building until: (1) 10 days have passed since the onset of symptoms, 24-hours have passed since fever resolved without use of medication, and other symptoms have improved; (2) 14 days have passed after close contact with someone with COVID-19 illness with no development of symptoms. A close contact means being within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more within a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before the infected person's illness (symptoms) onset or, for asymptomatic persons, 2 days prior to the positive test specimen collection from the infected person; (3) a medical diagnosis of something else that is not COVID-19 explains the symptoms; (4) negative COVID-19 test results show that a COVID-19 infection no longer exists under Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines; (5) visitor reports full vaccination and no COVID-19 symptoms; or (6) visitor reports full recovery from COVID-19 within the last three months and no current COVID-19 symptoms.

DENIAL OF ENTRY BASED ON HEALTH SCREENING

  • If denied entry into the court building, individuals will be required to proceed as follows:  (1) if represented by an attorney, contact that attorney; (2) if not represented by an attorney, call the Court at 602-262-6421 for further direction; (3) if an attorney and scheduled to appear in court, contact the respective judge's courtroom.