Courthouse Visitation COVID-19 Guidelines
During this trying time, the Wood County Courthouse remains open for business with some new restrictions.
Please call the desired office prior to your visit as some
offices have reduced staff or may be open "by appointment only."
If you exhibit signs of illness (headache, muscle ache, fever, cough, shortness of
breath), you are under a doctor’s quarantine, or you are under
self-quarantine, please contact the desired County office by
telephone. This document has all of the Wood County offices
listed: Guide to Wood County Government
Any visitor entering the Courthouse Complex will be temperature tested prior to entry.
As per the test, if the temperature is 100.4 degrees or higher, the visitor will not be
allowed to access the complex. If the visitor is in need of essential service(s), the Sheriff’s Deputies at the entrance will assist to facilitate a safe visit.
Thank you. Be safe. Be clean. Help each other.
The Board of Wood County Commissioners is excited to introduce the County’s
First Electronic Newsletter. The newsletter is intended to provide citizens with
relevant information regarding County operations. We believe it is vital to keep
the citizens informed and involved in the County. The newsletter will be published
and distributed by email periodically. It will available on the County's website
as well as the Commissioners’ Facebook page.
If you would like to be added to future distributions, then please send an email
Wood County eNews →
United States Census 2020
Every 10 years, the @uscensusbureau undertakes a mammoth task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community’s public resources
(e.g., roads, hospitals, schools), how we plan for the future, and our voice in government. Learn more about the importance of the #2020Census and how to participate: https://www.2020census.gov/.
BG Kiwanis Gives to Wood County Veterans Memorial
Patrick Pauken, President of the Bowling Green Kiwanis Club presented a $5,000 check to Jack Jones, Chair of the Fundraising Committee for the Wood County Veterans Memorial. Pauken stated, “The members of
Bowling Green Kiwanis are pleased to contribute to this memorial project. The primary mission of Kiwanis is to serve children, and this revitalized memorial will show respect for our fallen military members,
while helping children to understand the sacrifices that have been made to keep America free.”
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Donor Provides Tree for Courthouse Lawn
The Wood County Commissioners, Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote, and Ted Bowlus are pleased to announce the planting of a new Heritage Oak tree on the east lawn of the Wood County Courthouse.
All expenses for the new tree were paid by a donor. North Branch Nursery in Pemberville worked with Steve Blausey, Wood County Facilities Director, to complete the planting.
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