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COVID-19 Response

Closure Notices - County Operations

Social distancing and minimizing travel can have a major impact in delaying the epidemic. Dane County is encouraging people to conduct business with County Departments via phone and email, when possible. Using prevention, we can slow the spread of the disease and protect the most vulnerable.

This website summarizes the status of Dane County operations in this fluid and evolving situation.

Administration
The City-County Building and the Department's offices are closed to the public. Staff are available by phone and email.
Alliant Energy Center
The Alliant Energy Center is closed to the public. Staff are available by email and phone. Many events have been canceled or rescheduled.
Clerk of Courts
Dane County Courts have implemented a number of temporary emergency measures.
Corporation Counsel
Offices, including the Child Support Agency, have closed.
County Board
County Board Meetings will be held remotely. Staff are available by phone or email.
County Clerk
Offices are closed to the public. Staff are available to assist with marriage licenses and domestic partnerships by phone (608-266-4121) or email.
County Treasurer
The office has ceased in-person tax collection. The public can pay taxes online or by mail.
District Attorney
The office is open, but has suspended in-person reception service and is no longer accepting paper documents in person.
Family Court Services
The Department is no longer taking in person meetings. Appointments will be scheduled by phone. Fee payments can be made by credit card, check, or money order and left with the Clerk of Courts on the first floor of the Courthouse. File reviews are suspended until further notice. Paperwork may be submitted electronically or by mail. Staff are available by phone and email to answer questions.
Highway, Transportation, and Public Works
Offices are closed to the public. Staff are available by phone and email.
Human Services
All offices are closed to the public except by appointment.  The department is offering all essential services online or by phone. 
Job Center
The Dane County Job Center is closed to the public, except by appointment.   Individuals may apply for Unemployment online
Land and Water Resources
Department Offices are closed. Staff are available by phone and email.
Parks
Parks are open for public use and enjoyment. Facilities within parks, such as restrooms and campgrounds, remain closed.
Library Service
Bookmobile and Dream Bus services have been suspended. Holds will be extended. Due dates will be adjusted for materials that have previously been checked out.
Medical Examiner's Office
The clerical staff at the Medical Examiner's Office will be working from home starting on March 25. While the door is locked, staff are in the building. Please ring the bell and someone will let you in the building.
Office for Equity and Inclusion
Offices are closed to the public. Staff are available to respond to questions through phone and email.
Planning and Development
Offices are closed to the public. Staff are working remotely and are able to communicate by phone and email.
Public Safety Communications
Offices are closed to the public, but internal operations are continuing. Records requests can be submitted on-line and delivered electronically at: http://dane911.com/records-request
Register of Deeds
The office is closed to the public, unless an appointment is made. Requests for records can be made online or over the phone. Land records: (608) 267-1519. Vital records: (608) 267-8810.
University Extension
Offices are closed to the public. Staff are available to respond to questions through phone and email.
Veterans Services
Offices are closed to the public. Staff are available to respond to questions through phone and email.
Waste and Renewables
The Landfill and Clean Sweep are operating on a normal schedule, however; Clean Sweep’s Product Exchange Room remains closed. No entry to buildings is permitted and staff are only accepting credit card payment at scale house kiosk and Clean Sweep (No Cash).  Please review our guidelines prior to visiting the site.