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COVID-19: County Updates



TO: All County Officials, Department Heads and The Public

FROM: Gerald Robinson, County Judge

DATE: March 19, 2020

RE: Courthouse Access Restricted To The Public

In the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, Jefferson County Judge and Chief Executive Officer Gerald Robinson has issued an Executive Order restricting public access to county facilities through April 4 to protect the health of county employees and the public. Public access to the Jefferson County courthouse and Juvenile Court Complex building will be limited to county employees, court employees and elected officials having offices in or conducting business in the respective buildings. The county will provide reasonable accommodation on a request of the judge of the courts.

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

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Get Information: COVID-19 Resources 


Jefferson Regional Medical Center

Arkansas Department of Health 

Arkansas Department of Emergency Management

City of Pine Bluff

Jefferson Regional Medical Center has established a COVID-19 resource line to answer your questions. Also, if you suspect you have COVID-19, this is the number you should call. The number is 870-541-4911.

Press Release for Immediate Release

Pursuant to the directives of the Arkansas Supreme Court, In Re Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020 Ark. 116 (per curiam) and In Re Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020 Ark. ___ (per curiam March 20, 2020), all in-person proceedings in Arkansas courts have been suspended through Friday April 17, 2020.

If you have a citation or court date for District Court or any City Court in Jefferson County, please contact the Court in which your case has been filed for further information. 

District Court Div. I Judge Bridgforth: (870) 541-4646

District Court Div. II Judge Kearney: (870) 850-7584

Redfield City Court Judge Bridgforth (501) 397-6111

White Hall City Court Judge Bridgforth (870) 247-1420

Humphrey City Court Judge Bridgforth (870) 873-4615

Wabbaseka City Court Judge Bridgforth (870) 692-5996

All In-Person Court Proceedings Suspended Through Friday, April 17, 2020

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 Jefferson County Clerk Encourages Voting By Absentee Ballot for the March 31 Runoff Election

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Arkansas Application for Absentee Ballot

Click here to download an Absentee Ballot Application

Please mail, fax, or scan and email the completed form to the Jefferson County Clerk's Office.

Shawndra Taggart
Jefferson County Clerk
101 W. Barraque Street, Suite 101
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Fax: (870) 541-5324
Supreme Court of Arkansas Implements Emergency Precautions To Help Protect The Public From Unnecessary Risks

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Arkansas Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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