who work under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge, of which 35 work for the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. Copyright 2020 by Circuit Court of Cook County. The employees include a Juvenile Probation Dept. Additionally, a total of 28 JTDC residents and four judges have tested positive. Cook County has (sort-of) closed its courts for at least a month – but that doesn’t mean that if you’re in trouble, you can’t get help. A total of 25 JTDC residents also have tested positive. Chief Judge Evans’ order also closes three court facilities from April 6 through May 18: the Chicago branch courts at 5555 W. Grand Ave., 727 E. 111th St. and 3150 W. Flournoy St. Any emergency matters in those cases will be heard at the Leighton Criminal Court Building. Additionally, 17 judges have tested positive since the start of the pandemic. There are 158 residents at the JTDC today, a decline from 210 on March 15. The resident never entered the facility’s general population. One employee works at the Markham Courthouse. The employee was not permitted to return to work because the employee had a cough, and the employee has not returned to work. Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 159 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19, in addition to 11 judges. A total of 140 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19, plus 6 judges and 47 Juvenile Temporary Detention Center residents. For any confirmed reports of COVID-19, Human Resources personnel contact any individuals identified as having had close contact with infected persons at the workplace and potentially been exposed to the virus. Two employees work in the Juvenile Probation Dept. The six residents had not been admitted to the general population by the time of their positive test. At the JTDC, 21 employees and 14 residents have tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 195 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19. One employee works for Juvenile Probation and Court Services at the Juvenile Center and last reported for work on March 23. Today, the Office of the Chief Judge announced that two employees tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, 11 judges and 62 JTDC residents have tested positive since the start of the pandemic. The employee works for the Adult Probation Department at the Leighton Criminal Court Building and last reported for work on March 18. Family and special visits have been canceled, but residents are permitted more time for free phone calls. Medical and mental health services continue to be provided. The Office of the Chief Judge announced that 3 employees tested positive for COVID-19. The employee’s last date in the office was September 17, 2020. Nobody should attend court in person if they have a traffic or misdemeanor matter. at the Cook County Juvenile Center. With today’s announcement, a total of 79 employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The employees include: a court reporter at the Bridgeview Courthouse; an administrative staff member at the Daley Center; a staff attorney at the Criminal Courthouse Administration Building; an Adult Probation officer at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse; and two employees of the Office of the Public Guardian at the Cook County Juvenile Center. No jury trials in criminal or civil matters will begin in the 30 days. Two employees work for the Adult Probation Dept. This brings the total number at the JTDC to 100 staff cases and 82 resident cases. At the JTDC, six residents and 15 employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The Office of the Chief Judge announced today that two Juvenile Temporary Detention Center residents and one employee have tested positive for COVID-19. One employee works with the Social Service Department at the Bridgeview Courthouse. The Office of the Chief Judge announced five new cases of employees and four new cases of Juvenile Temporary Detention Center residents who were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past two weeks. Residents selected for tests this week were either randomly selected or reside in an area where employees have worked before those employees tested positive and stopped reporting to work. The third employee works for the Social Services Department at the Criminal Court Administration Building. Human Resources personnel communicated with both employees to determine who they came into contact with while they were at work prior to receiving their diagnosis. In addition, the Office of the Chief Judge announced two employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The Cook County Circuit Court is two weeks into its pandemic shutdown, and now the chief judge has ordered it extended a month longer to May 18. The Office of the Chief Judge announced that four employees of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and one JTDC resident tested positive for COVID-19. IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY CALL 911 FAMILY COURT HOTLINE # 646-386-5299 . Neither employee had been on-site for at least two weeks. The new confirmed cases bring the total number of positive cases to 60 staff and 45 residents since the pandemic began. “We stand ready to handle these cases on an expedited basis so that judges may balance a defendant’s rights, public safety and public health,” Chief Judge Evans said. Family and special visits have been canceled, but residents are permitted more time for free phone calls. The employee reported the positive test at the end of the work day yesterday. Property and business taxes and water bills can also be paid. For the 30-day period, all civil matters not deemed an emergency by party agreement are postponed to a future date. Seven of the employees work at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. For all confirmed reports of COVID-19, Human Resources personnel contact any individuals identified as having had close contact with infected person(s) in the workplace and potentially were exposed to the virus. Courtrooms that are available for remote viewing will be added to the court’s website under the “Livestream” tab on the homepage. The employees include two Juvenile Probation Dept. The employee works for the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and last reported for work on March 13. Medical and mental health services continue to be provided. Staff are instructed to stay six feet from each other, and all employees are provided masks that they are required to wear during their time in the facility. A total of 179 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19. Also, a resident of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total cases at JTDC to 93 staff members and 77 residents since the start of the pandemic. (Jonah Meadows/Patch) CHICAGO — Following a night of looting in downtown Chicago, Cook County Chief Judge Tim Evans on Monday ordered all courtrooms in … Also, the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center reported that one newly admitted resident, who has already been released from the facility, has tested positive. JTDC has had 72 resident cases and 91 staff cases since the start of the pandemic. Misdemeanor and felony bail hearings and reviews of bail determinations will continue to be held via videoconference. The second employee is a pretrial officer who works for the Adult Probation Dept. Juveniles appear in court remotely via video from the JTDC. The Office of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County announced today that a resident of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center has tested positive for COVID-19 and is recovering. Three employees work at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. who work under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge, of which 36 work for the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. The Office of the Chief Judge announced today one new case of an employee who tested positive for COVID-19. The Office of the Chief Judge announced today one new case of an employee who tested positive for COVID-19. Deep cleanings are also performed in areas as needed. With today’s announcement, there are a total of 19 employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 who work under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge. Every day this week, judges conducted bail reviews throughout the county and released pretrial defendants, when appropriate, pursuant to agreement of the offices of the state’s attorney and defense counsel. Today, the Office of the Chief Judge announced that a judge and 12 employees tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 192 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19. The JTDC employee last reported for work on March 27 for an overnight shift when juvenile residents are in their individual single-occupancy bedrooms. A second employee works for the Bridgeview Courthouse. Additionally, 18 judges have tested positive since the start of the pandemic, out of a total of about 400 judges. Additionally, 4 judges and 32 JTDC residents have tested positive. The Leighton Criminal Court Building and the six districts in the Circuit Court of Cook County are open for in-custody preliminary hearings, arraignments, initial bail hearings, bail reviews and emergency orders of protection. Sixteen JTDC residents have tested positive. Two employees work in the Criminal Courthouse Administration Building – one for the Adult Probation Dept. The order ensures that bail reviews for pretrial defendants in Cook County Jail will continue to be conducted during these limited court operations. From March 16 through April 22, judges released 186 residents from the JTDC. One employee works at 26, The Office of the Chief Judge announced that the following individuals have tested positive for COVID-19: two judges assigned to the 5, On Thursday, Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans will enter an, Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans today entered an. This brings the total positive cases at the JTDC to 68 staff members and 59 residents. A total of 131 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19, plus 6 judges. The Office of the Chief Judge announced that two Pretrial Officers in the Adult Probation Department have tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, a resident at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center also has tested positive. Additionally, 17 judges have tested positive since the start of the pandemic. Bond courts at the Leighton Criminal Court House, the Domestic Violence Courthouse at 555 W. Harrison Street, the Juvenile Justice Division and all six Municipal Districts will remain open. Updated April 24, 2020 District of Colorado Effective through May 29, 2020: 1. With this announcement, a total of 115 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19, including 50 employed at the JTDC. The fourth employee works at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. The six residents had not been admitted to the general population by the time of their positive test. The Office of the Chief Judge announced that five employees were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last two weeks. The judge works in the Leighton Criminal Courthouse. The Office of the Chief Judge announced two new cases of employees and two new cases of Juvenile Temporary Detention Center residents who tested positive for COVID-19 this week. The employee works at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and last reported for work on April 17. With today’s announcement, a total of 80 employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The employee reported no close contacts. A fourth employee works at the Bridgeview Courthouse, a fifth at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse and a sixth at the Markham Courthouse. A third employee works for Juvenile Probation, at the Cook County Juvenile Court. In that same time period, 145 residents were admitted to the JTDC after arrest. On Saturday, the resident had a fever and headache. officer who was last at work in May; an Adult Probation Dept. Individuals who have court business should not bring children to court. The resident was moved to the facility’s medical unit, received a COVID-19 test on Sunday and received the result today. These matters will be held via videoconference, and parties will be notified by mail of their next court date. Courtrooms will be equipped with plexiglass barriers on the bench and decals indicating where individuals should stand and sit. One works in the Bridgeview Courthouse and the other in the Skokie Courthouse. Increased cleaning and sanitation is being provided. In addition to the staff members, two JTDC residents also have tested positive. With today’s announcement, there are a total of three employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 who work under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge. With today’s announcement, a total of 89 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 who work under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge, as well as 32 Juvenile Temporary Detention residents. There are no employees currently working at the facility and no other JTDC residents with COVID-19 symptoms. I want the public to know that the judiciary is prepared to work with the other stakeholders in the justice system to conduct as many reviews of bail as they request. The first employee is an administrative staff member who works in the Daley Center. The employee works for the Juvenile Probation Dept., and was last at work at the Cook County Juvenile Center in March. Probation officers have contacted clients to inform them that they will schedule meetings to be held either via video conferencing or phone conversation. Eight employees who tested positive work for the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. Copyright 2020 by Circuit Court of Cook County, http://www.cookcountycourt.org/MEDIA/ViewPressRelease/tabid/338/ArticleId/2736/Chief-Judge-Evans-postpones-most-cases-for-30-days-due-to-coronavirus.aspx. Additionally, 18 judges have tested positive since the start of the pandemic, out of a total of about 400 judges. Additionally, 17 judges have tested positive since the start of the pandemic. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases at JTDC to 99 staff cases and 79 resident cases since the start of the pandemic. They will receive a new date for service. Nancy B. Jefferson Alternative School is closed pursuant to the governor’s order. Also, four JTDC residents tested positive. The Office of the Chief Judge announced today two new cases of employees who tested positive for COVID-19. The Office of the Chief Judge announced today that an employee and two residents with the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19. Also, the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center reported that three newly admitted residents tested positive for COVID-19. The resident’s parents have been notified, and the resident will remain in the medical unit until April 18. Bond courts at the Leighton Criminal Court House, the Domestic Violence Courthouse at 555 W. Harrison Street, the Juvenile Justice Division and all six Municipal Districts will remain open. The fourth employee is an administrative worker at the Bridgeview Courthouse. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases at JTDC to 99 staff cases and 80 resident cases since the start of the pandemic. Additionally, 18 judges have tested positive since the start of the pandemic. Additionally, 4 judges and 32 Juvenile Temporary Detention residents have tested positive. The second employee is a probation officer who works on the lower level of the Criminal Court Administration Building. One employee works for the Office of Interpreter Services at the Criminal Courthouse Administration Building and was last in the office in December. In addition, judges have granted release to 10 of the 161 residents, but they remain in custody because they are awaiting residential placement by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. With today’s announcement, there are a total of 24 employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 who work under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge. All employees have been encouraged to get a flu shot; wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; avoid touching their eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands; stay home when sick; avoid close contact with people who are sick; and clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. So far, three residents and seven employees have tested positive. JTDC residents are learning via instructional packets provided by Chicago Public Schools. This brings the total number of cases at the JTDC to 76 residents and 93 staff members since the start of the pandemic. Additionally, a total of 31 JTDC residents and 4 judges have tested positive. Moving forward, judges will continue to be available every day, including weekends, and will hear all requests for bail reviews. Two employees work at the Markham Courthouse. Follow the court on Twitter@CookCntyCourt  The employee works for the Official Court Reporters and last reported for work on Tuesday in an office at the Leighton Criminal Court Building. Two employees work for the Adult Probation Department at the Criminal Court Administration Building. Those who do not successfully complete the screening are not permitted to enter. A total of 25 JTDC residents also have tested positive. One employee works for the Adult Probation Department at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse. Most JTDC residents who have tested positive have been asymptomatic. Under current protocol, all new JTDC admissions remain in an area separate from the general population for 14 days. Emergency petitions may also be filed in child-support matters. JTDC residents continue to participate in cognitive-behavioral therapy behavior management and exercise/recreation activities, and they may participate via video in programs that focus on music and artistic expression. The Office of the Chief Judge announced today that two employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The office of the Chief Judge announced that a judge in the Bridgeview Courthouse and an employee of the Adult Probation Department have tested positive for COVID-19. From March 16 through April 13, judges released 162 residents from the JTDC. The employee was working in the electronic monitoring unit on the concourse level of the juvenile court complex. The new positive cases bring the total JTDC number to 64 resident cases and 79 staff cases since the start of the pandemic. This brings the total positive cases for the JTDC to 72 staff and 62 residents since the start of the pandemic. The court anticipates more use of video every day, and all matters will be conducted via video no later than April 16. Also today, the Office of the Chief Judge announced that a resident of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center had tested positive. The individual was in the courtroom on March 19 and March 22 through March 26. For any confirmed reports of COVID-19 involving employees, Human Resources personnel will contact any individuals identified as having contact with the employee at the workplace and potentially exposed to the virus. This brings the total COVID-19 cases at the JTDC to 97 staff members and 79 residents since the start of the pandemic. For any employee who tests positive, they must be medically cleared to return to work. The Adult Probation officer works at the Juvenile Courthouse on the fifth floor in the Home Confinement Unit. The judge works at the Markham Courthouse. Both work at the Criminal Courthouse Administration Building on the lower level. On July 6, the court will begin to conduct more proceedings that do not require jurors. Pay your violation fines online, including parking tickets, red light tickets, bus lane tickets, ECB violations, health violations, and consumer affairs violations. The Office of the Chief Judge announced that three employees have tested positive for COVID-19. With today’s announcement, there are a total of 12 employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 who work under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge. This employee has not been in the building since March, and no additional cleaning is required. GENERAL COURT OPERATING PROCEDURES. Two other employees who work for the Adult Probation Dept. A total of 381 tests have been administered to JTDC employees and 284 tests have been administered to JTDC residents. The employee is an Official Court Reporter who works at the Skokie Courthouse. The court is currently operating on its modified schedule through May 31. After an arrest and initial bail hearing that results in a defendant being held in custody, a defendant has the right to ask a judge to review the bail in an effort to secure release from jail while the criminal case is pending. They were tested under current protocol that requires COVID-19 testing of all new JTDC admissions who remain in the facility after their first court appearance. employees. Residents selected for this week’s tests have either been randomly selected or they reside in an area where employees have worked before those employees tested positive and stopped reporting to work. On Monday, Chief Judge Evans amended the order to postpone most court matters until after May 18. This service is intended to be used as a resource to determine the general status of historical and in-process court cases. In addition, for the 30 days, low-risk and medium-risk adults on probation do not need to meet with their probation officer in person. Staff are instructed to stay six feet from each other, and all employees are provided masks that they are required to wear during their time in the facility. A total of 259 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19, out of a total of about 2,600 employees. Grand jury proceedings will continue during the 30 days, and the proceedings may be held in courtrooms to provide more space and distance between people. The Circuit Court of Cook County will begin conducting more court proceedings on July 6, with most matters to continue to be held remotely via videoconference, under an order entered today by Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans. The Cook County Circuit Court is considering closing due to concerns over the novel coronavirus COVID-19, sources have confirmed to Injustice Watch. Except for bond court, all cases scheduled for Monday will be continued for 30 days and parties will be notified by the clerk of new court dates. There have been no positive tests of COVID-19 in the JTDC general population. In the last four days, one judge and ten employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge were confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19. Five employees work at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, while two work for the Juvenile Probation Department. Additionally, three JTDC residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Update (Friday, March 13, 12:00pm): The Cook County Circuit Court is considering closing, sources have confirmed to Injustice Watch. All Cook County Courts closed, except bond courtsReleased On 08/10/2020 Due to restricted access to Chicago’s downtown area resulting from public safety activities and limits on public transportation, Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans on Monday ordered the closing of all courts, with the exception of bond courts. One employee works for Juvenile Probation in the Juvenile Center, while another works for the Adult Probation Office at the Criminal Court Administration building. The Office of the Chief Judge announced that two employees with the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19. The most recent positive tests bring the total number of positive cases at the JTDC to 54 staff members and 40 residents. JTDC employees who test positive must be medically cleared before returning to work. People traveling to court should plan on allowing additional time for entry into the building. By comparison, there were 210 residents on March 15. The fourth employee is a court interpreter who last worked at the Cook County Juvenile Center and the Daley Center. Today, the Office of the Chief Judge announced that one resident at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 222 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19. One employee works for court reporting services at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse. A total of 25 JTDC residents also have tested positive. Currently, all jail detainees with bail hearings at the Leighton Criminal Court Building appear in court via video. “Our system of justice must continue to hear all necessary and urgent matters, and today’s order balances access to justice with the need for social distancing. A total of 149 employees working under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for COVID-19, plus 8 judges. Cook County Probate court handles probate, traffic citation, marriage licenses, weapons carry permits, birth and death certificates for Cook County, Georgia (229) 896-3941. One employee works for the Social Service Department at the Rolling Meadows courthouse and last reported for work on March 31. The Office of the Chief Judge announced that 5 employees tested positive for COVID-19. Though there will be fewer cases, all courthouses will remain open for the 30 days. The Office of the Chief Judge announced today one new case of an employee who tested positive for COVID-19. The judge works in Traffic Court at the Daley Center and hasn’t been in the courthouse for a month. This brings the total to 66 resident positive cases and 79 staff cases. Please note that any video recording, audio recording, photographing and/or reproducing of the livestream is strictly prohibited. One of the employees works for Family Mediation Services and also has been out of the office since March. Read more. There were five other residents who lived in that housing pod, and their tests were negative. Social distancing is used during meals, schoolwork, television viewing, movement through the facility and outdoor recreation in the secure area whenever practicable. This brings the total number of JTDC cases to 64 staff members and 47 residents since the pandemic began. The employee works for the Adult Probation Department on the lower level of the Leighton Criminal Court Building and last reported for work on March 16. One employee works for the Office of the Public Guardian at the Juvenile Court Center. The resident was still in the intake process and had not yet been transferred to the general population. The court will continue to monitor the pandemic and make additional announcements as needed. 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