08-10-2020: The fire danger rating today is "HIGH". The burn ban is in effect.
08-10-2020: The fire danger rating today is "HIGH". The burn ban is in effect.

For questions related to COVID-19, the public can call the NDDoH health hotline at 1-866-207-2880 from 7 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week.  Individuals who need medical advice should contact their health care provider.

Williams County Updates

Williams County declares local state of emergency - 3/31/2020
Today, Williams County Commission Chairman Steve Kemp signed a public health emergency declaration for Williams County in response to the ongoing local, national, and global COVID-19 situation.The declaration is in effect for 7 days and will be revisited during the April 7, 2020, regular Commission Meeting.

By declaring a local state of emergency, additional financial resources can be expended from the County’s emergency reserve fund as needed and the County will have increased flexibility for obtaining and securing resources for the COVID-19 response.


Williston DMV Registration Branch Office

    • Update 6/15/2020: The Williston DMV is available by appointment.  Governor Burgum has waived motor vehicle registrations from March 1, 2020 until the declared disaster has ended
Board and Commission meetings are open for physical attendance effective June 15th, but continue to be available for virtual participation, more information is available at  https://www.williamsnd.com/Meetings.


Williams County Sheriff's Office

Effective Friday, March 13th at 5:30 pm, the Williams County Correctional Center has suspended all volunteer activity and programming until further notice and  onsite visitation has been closed, but video visitation is possible via HomeWAV (https://www.homewav.com/).   

Any call to the Sheriff’s Office that is determined to be a non-emergency will be handled via phone or email. In the event that face-to-face contact between a Deputy and the public is required, they may ask the individual(s) additional questions about their travel history and/or any respiratory symptoms (e.g. fever, cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat) they may be experiencing. More information and updates from the Sheriff’s Office can be found in this press release: http://bit.ly/3a0swKI .

Information about COVID-19
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

North Dakota Department of Health
Governor Burgum conducts at press conference everyday at approximately 4 pm to provide updates.

Upper Missouri District Health Unit (UMDHU)

COVID-19 Quick Links

Have you traveled in the past 14 days?

Click here to complete a survey from the ND Department of Health to learn how you should monitor your health to protect yourself and your community.

Guidance for Townships

Please visit the ND Township Officers Association "Hot Topics" website for more information.

More Information and Updates

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Williams County Administration Building
1st Floor

206 E Broadway
PO Box 2047
Williston, ND 58802-2047


206 East Broadway
Williston, ND 58801

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2047
Williston, ND 58802-2047


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