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Chesterfield County to remain open with reduced operations

Chesterfield County government services will be open with reduced operations from March 17 through March 22.
Posted at 8:01 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 23:41:42-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield County government services will be open with reduced operations from March 17 through March 22.

Buildings will be inaccessible to the public and citizens are asked to call ahead before attempting to visit any county buildings in person, while courts will be operating under state guidelines.

Parks and Recreation:

County parks and trails, with the exception of Henricus Historical Park, will remain open, but Rockwood Nature Center and Bensley, Mayes-Colbert Ettrick and Stonebridge Recreation Centers will be closed until further notice. We strongly advise visitors to practice social distancing.

Henricus Historical Park will remain closed until further notice.

Chesterfield County Public Library:

All county libraries are closed through Sunday, March 22. Some e-services will remain available online, such as the checking-out of e-books. Due dates for all currently checked-out books will be extended and late fees have been suspended until further notice.

Department of Cooperative Extension:

The Chesterfield County Department of Cooperative Extension will remain closed until further notice.

Convenience Centers:

At this time, both of Chesterfield County’s convenience centers, the Northern Area Convenience Center and the Southern Area Convenience Center, will operate on a normal schedule.

Chesterfield County Courts:

The Supreme Court of Virginia ordered all court hearings suspended until Tuesday, April 7, with exceptions for trials in which defendants did not waive their right to a speedy trial. Please refer to their webpage at www.chesterfield.gov/coronaviruscourts [chesterfieldvagov-my.sharepoint.com].