Changes on operation of County Clerk’s Office due to COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- The following is a public notice sent to Newscenter 25/ Crossroads Today from the Victoria County Clerk’s Office:

“Based upon the ongoing and growing concerns regarding Coronavirus – COVID-19, the Victoria County Clerk’s Office is implementing a Continuity of Operations Plan to continue serving our citizens while taking precautionary measures to protect our staff and their families.

The Victoria County Clerk’s office will limit public access to our office effective Monday, March 23 until at least March 31, 2020. The issue will be readdressed daily based on current happenings in our County.

The clerk’s office will still be operating by answering phones and emails, processing e-files for judicial cases, e-recording for property records, processing incoming and outgoing mails and faxes. While we realize there are exceptions, every attempt to limit face to face transactions will be made.

Certain transactions will be processed by appointment only. These appointments will be restricted to only the party or parties involved. We ask that you please do not bring in children. If you are sick, recently exposed to anyone who is sick or show signs of being sick, please do not attempt to make a physical appearance in our office.

Each request for an appointment will be screened for immediate need and will be decided on a case by case basis. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding of the need to protect our employees and their families.

Our office guidelines will be as follows on the additional pages. It will also be listed on our webpage (on the Victoria County Website – For questions, please contact our office at (361) 575-1478. We appreciate the community’s understanding and cooperation. Working together, we will get through COVID-19.”

Read the full release here.