German said that he must keep the office open, but always needs to wear a mask. Now, he only makes appointments over the phone, and is working on a plan for as many employees as possible to work from home.
When talking about the latter job, he said: “According to today’s (Wednesday) news, our actions will be much faster than I originally thought.”
Chief Porter County Probation Officer Melanie Golumbeck could not be contacted immediately to see how the COVID-19 outbreak in the court affected her office and employees.
The Porter County Sheriff’s Department stated that security personnel in the building were not restricted in any way.
Two courts in the Portage North County Annex reported that they are continuing to operate normally.
The chaos happened less than a week before, and it was ready for the busy election day on Tuesday.
Bailey is a member of the Porter County Election and Registration Committee and a clerk, playing a key role in local elections.
DeBoer and Chidester are voting and hope to stick to it.
Republican De Boer faces an electoral challenge from Democrat Mitch Peters.
The Democrat Kidster was challenged by the Republican Christopher Buckley.