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City, county restrict building access

Staff report

Both the city of Fallon and Churchill County are restricting access to their buildings because of the governor’s concern of the coronavirus spreading in Nevada.

The city announced Friday it will close to the public beginning Monday. City staff, though, will be available to assist residents and business via telephone or other electronic means during normal business hours.

Residents with questions or inquiries should call (775 area code) 423-5104, engineering/building inquires at 423-9863, police department at 423-2111 and Municipal Court, 423-6244.

Furthermore, the city said crews will also report to work to operate and maintain utilities and other essential services.

The city also encourages residents to pay their utilizes at the following drobox locations: City of Fallon’s parking lot on South Carson Street; Stillwater Plaza parking lot at 2105 West Williams Avenue; CC Communications parking lots either at 1750 West Williams Avenue or 879 South Maine Street.

Residents may also monitor the city’s website (, Facebook page or twitter @CityofFallon for further updates.

Churchill County began restricting access to its buildings on Friday.

“Churchill County is doing our utmost to protect the health of our citizens and employees from potential exposure to COVID-19,” said Jim Barbee, county manager. “In order to do this, please call the office you want prior to showing up in person. We are here to serve the public and feel it necessary to implement practices to ensure we are providing the safest possible environment so that we may stay open.”

Residents are highly encouraged to use the county’s website at since many options exist for doing business online or via telephone.

Those wishing to “attend” public county meetings are strong urged to join online via Zoom. Meetings, agendas and Zoom log-in instructions for every meeting are listed at the following:

Information on Churchill County COVID test numbers and actions regarding COVID-19 may be found at:  This page is updated regularly as information becomes available.

County office numbers are as follows (775 is the area code):

  • Assessor’s Office: 423-6584
  • Building Department: 428-0264
  • Cemetery: 423-4066
  • Child Support 423-8423
  • Clerk/Treasurer: 423-6028
  • Commissioner’s Office: 423-4092
  • Comptroller: 428-1414
  • Cooperative Extension: 423-5121
  • County Manager: 423-5136
  • Court Services 423-4222
  • District Attorney’s Office: 423-6561
  • District Court 423-6088
  • Emergency Management 423-4188
  • Facilities & Grounds: 423-7733
  • Human Resources: 428-1311
  • Justice Court: 423-2845
  • Juvenile Probation 423-6587
  • Library: 423-7581
  • Museum: 423-3677
  • Parks & Recreation 423-7733
  • Public Works, Planning & Zoning: 423-7627
  • Public Information Office: 423-2266
  • Recorder’s Office: 423-6001
  • Road Department: 423-4133
  • Sheriff’s Department (non-emergency): 423-3116
  • Social Services: 423-6695