After announcing Tuesday that the Crawford County Courthouse in Girard and the Motor Vehicle Office at the Judicial Center in Pittsburg would be closed to the public for the rest of the week, the county clerk’s office on Friday announced the extension of those closures through next week as well.


Both the courthouse and the Motor Vehicle Office will now be closed to the public until Monday, March 30, a press release from the clerk’s office said.


Beginning on Monday, March 30, the public will be screened at the entrance to the Courthouse in Girard and to the Judicial Center in Pittsburg. The public is encouraged to do business with county offices by mail, online or by telephone until further notice. For more information, call 620-724-6115 or visit the county website at www.crawfordcountykansas.org.


The Crawford County Health Department remains open for services but people should call ahead at 620-231-5411 for an appointment.