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County provides information on courthouse operations

At the present time, the Clearwater County Courthouse and Department of Motor Vehicle Offices (both vehicle license and driver license) are open with business as usual, but are subject to closure at any time.

The court office located at the courthouse is staffed, but is closed to the public. Anyone with questions regarding a court appearance or case is asked to call the court office at 208-476-5596.

Although the courthouse is still open, do not come to any county office if they are symptomatic. Those who need assistance, please call that office as many things may be handled over the phone or by mail. Those who come to the courthouse and exhibit any symptoms, may be asked to leave. The Clearwater County employees are here to assist residents in any way they can, but they also need to protect workers. Process for Screening for COVID-19 (as of 3/2/2020): Those who have: Fever (greater than 100.4) and lower respiratory illness (cough, shortness of breath and difficulty breathing) and have traveled to affected areas within the previous 14 days or have had close contact with lab-confirmed COVID-19 patient within previous 14 days, please call the North Central Health District hotline at 208-748-0400 or 1-866-736-6632. Those who believe they have Coronavirus/COVID-19 based on meeting all of these criteria and need emergency care, please call the Emergency Department prior to arrival at (208) 476-4555 in Orofino. Staff will direct people what to do, which may mean staying in their car until staff can meet them outside.

County phone numbers:

Building and Planning--208-476-4815
Emergency Management--208-476-4064
Extension Office--208-476-4434
Juvenile Court Services--208-476-9725
Road Department--208-476-4813
Social Services--208-476-3864
Transfer Station--208-476-7903

Window on the Clearwater
P.O. Box 2444
Orofino, ID 83544
Phone: (208) 476-0733
Fax: (208) 476-4140