Health screenings required next week to enter Lorain County Justice Center due to coronavirus concerns

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Posted at 2:14 PM, Sep 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-25 14:14:56-04

ELYRIA, Ohio — Starting next week, employees and visitors of the Lorain County Justice Center will undergo a COVID-19 health screening before being allowed entry to the building.

County officials said that the screenings are a precaution as court proceedings start to resume.

The screenings start on Monday. The screenings are at the request of the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas and the Lorain County Domestic Relations Court.

“The process is very similar to what most of us have experienced at the doctors’ office and other public offices,” county officials said in a news release. “Everyone entering the building will have their temperature taken and be asked some basic COVID-19 questions.”

Anyone who does not pass the screening will be asked to leave and contact the court by phone.

Visitors and employees are still required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

“Anyone conducting business at the Justice Center should expect delays and plan accordingly,” county officials said.

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