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This portal will provide up-to-date local official communications for Jefferson County, Alabama and its residents. For updates delivered to your phone text "InfoJeffco" to 888777. For current state and national information on the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit:

Update #30 3/31/20 3:30 p.m.

Jefferson County Commission approves Courthouse remaining closed and purchase of hospital beds - click here

Video of full meeting - click here

Update #29 3/30/20 2:30 p.m.

Jefferson County Commission to hold emergency meeting on March 31 at 2 p.m. virtually. - click here

Where to call for questions on court related matters - click here

Update #28 3/30/20 9:00 a.m.

UAB to test COVID-19 Vaccine - click here

Update #27 3/27/20 12:30 p.m.

Governor expands statewide order - publishes list of businesses that need to close by 5 p.m. March 28.  - click here

Update #26 3/26/20 3:00 p.m.

UAB to be one of NIH testing sites for new clinical trial for COVID-19 Treatment - click here

Update #25 3/26/20 12:16 p.m.

Frequently asked questions with phone numbers and links to information. We will keep this updated. - click here

Update #24 3/25/20 2:15 p.m.

Alabama to waive employer charges for COVID-19 related unemployment claims. There is also a link to file for unemployment in their release - click here

Business and economic development resources during COVID-19 pandemic:

Birmingham Business Alliance (loan application from Small Business Administration, Alabama Small Business Development Center and more - click here

Letter from Commissioner Ammons suspending economic development activity until June 1, 2020 - click here

Update #23 3/23/20 3 p.m.

Probate Show Cause Hearings for Property Tax Disputes Scheduled for March 24, 2020 Have Been Canceled - notices will be mailed giving a new date and time.

Update #22 3/23/20 9:45 a.m.

Jefferson County Residents And Automobile Dealers Can Submit Title And Registration Documents Via Mail While Courthouse Is Closed To Public - click here

Update #21 3/22/20 7:54 p.m.

Update to Public Health Order for COVID-19/Coronavirus. Dr. Mark Wilson says beauty salons and non-essential retail stores should close by the end of business on Monday. - click here

Update #20 3/22/20 Noon

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Warns about scams related to COVID-19/coronavirus - click here

Update #19 3/20/20 3:00 p.m.

UAB and the Jefferson County Dept. of Health to open first appointment only coronavirus testing site in downtown on Monday - click here

How to get a marriage license online - click here

How to get a car tag online -click here

Update #18 3/19 5:37 p.m.

Jefferson County Health Department suspending public gatherings larger than 10 people and closing non-essential businesses and services due to COVID-19 - click here

Update #17 3/19 3:00 p.m.

State Health Officer proclamation closing beaches, senior centers and more - click here

Update #16 3/19/20 1:00 p.m.

Jefferson County Department of Health is waiving some permit fees during this difficult time until April 17. They will also have a news conference at 5 p.m. today. - click here

Update #15 3/18/20 4:40 p.m.

Alabama Dept of Revenue waives late payment fee penalties for small retail businesses - click here 

Update #14 3/18/20 3:59 p.m.

How County Services Are Operating While the Courthouse is Closed - click here

Update #13 3/18/20 10:30 a.m.

Alabama Governor announces new primary election date. Postponed until July 14, 2020 - click here

Update #12 3/17/20 5 p.m.

Alabama Power warns customers of scam that demands money - click here

Update #11 3/17/20 4:00 p.m.

News release on the creation of a Joint Information Center with the Emergency Management Agency, Jefferson County, Jefferson County Dept. of Health, United Way of Central Alabama, and City of Birmingham - click here

Update #10 3/17/20 3:54 p.m.

Court order from the Northern District of Alabama on Court Operations during the public health emergency COVID-19 - click here

Update #9 3/17/20 11:30 a.m.

Development Services implements online business permit process as well as trade permits - click here

How to pay your sewer bill online - click here

Update #8 3/16/20 6 p.m.

State Department of Revenue gives extension for motor vehicle registrations and paying property taxes on vehicles. - click here

ALEA modifies driver license division operations - click here

Update#7 3/16/20 5:00 PM

Jefferson County Department of Health Order On Suspending Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection By COVID-19 - click here

Update #6 3/16/20 3:30 PM

Cooper Green Mercy Health Services Taking Precautionary Measures Due to COVID-19/Coronavirus - Click Here

Update #5, 3/16/20 2:30 PM

The Jefferson County Commission has declared a state of emergency for Jefferson County, Alabama - Click Here

Declaration resolution - Click Here

Courthouse closure resolution - Click Here

Update #4 3/15/20 5 p.m.

Alabama Supreme Court suspends in person court hearings. - Click Here

Update #3, 3/13/20 5:30 PM

The Jefferson County Board of Education has issued a statement closing all Jefferson County Schools beginning Monday, March 16th. Schools are scheduled to reopen on Monday, April 6th. - Click Here

Update #2, 3/13/20 5:00 PM

How the Jefferson County Commission is preparing for the Coronavirus - Click Here

Update #1 3/13/2020 

COVID-19 Updated Response Plan for Jefferson County Courts - Click Here