County services remain available online or over the phone, and in some cases, in-person by appointment.

Board of Commissioner meetings and advisory committee meetings remain open to the public and are available online through GoToMeeting.

Service adjustments are being undertaken in accordance with Governor Brown's Risk and Protection Framework. As of December 29, 2020, Benton County remains in the “Extreme” risk category for an additional two-week period. Given this information, the rise in local case counts, and the holiday season, Benton County is extending office closures for in-person public access.

Information about the risk framework, and Benton County’s current status, is available at

Although there is limited public access to county buildings, the county business operations will continue to serve the public as listed.