Governor Holcomb issues a Stay-At-Home Order

On Monday March 23rd, Governor Eric J. Holcomb delivered a statewide address to order that Hoosiers remain in their homes except when they are at work or for permitted activities, such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and safety.

When does the order take effect?

The Stay-At-Home Order takes effect Tuesday, March 24 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

When does the order end?

The order ends on Monday, April 6, at 11:59 p.m. ET, but could be extended if the outbreak warrants it.

Where does the order apply?

The Stay-At-Home Order applies to the entire state of Indiana. Unless you work for an essential business or are doing an essential activity, you must stay home.

Is this mandatory or a recommendation?

This order is mandatory. For the safety of all Hoosiers, people must stay home and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

What is an essential business?

Essential businesses and services include but are not limited to grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, police stations, fire stations, hospitals, doctor’s offices, health care facilities, garbage pickup, public transit, and public service hotlines such as SNAP and HIP 2.0.  

A list can be found in the Governor’s executive order at

What is an essential activity?

Essential activities include but are not limited to activities for health and safety, necessary supplies and services, outdoor activity, certain types of essential work, and to take care of others.

A list can be found in the Governor’s executive order at


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Birth & Death Records

The birth and death records in Clark County, Indiana start in the year 1882.

It is necessary for you to supply us with a date of birth or death in order for us to search our records.  If we are able to locate the record, using the information you provide, we will send you the information contained in the record.  The non-refundable fee for the search is $5.00 for up to five (5) names.

  • If you need certified copies of a death record, the additional charge is $15.00 per copy. 
  • If you need certified copies of a birth record, the fee will be an additional $12.00 per copy. 

Fees are payable to Clark County Health Department via personal check or money order.

If you would like to have a record search completed please complete the genealogy application and follow address and fee schedule below.

Our Mailing Address

Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

Clark County Health Dept.
Genealogy Search
1201 Wall Street
Jeffersonville, Indiana  47130

Please include the fee(s) for the search, made payable to the Clark County Health Department either with a personal check or money order.

Additional Genealogy Resources

The Jeffersonville Library has birth records on microfilm from 1882 through 1922, and death records from 1882 through 1971.  They can be reached at 812-282-7765 or by visiting the website for the Jeffersonville Library.

Marriage & Divorce Records

Marriage and divorce records can be obtained at:

Clark County Court House
Clerks Office
501 East Court Avenue
Jeffersonville, Indiana  47130
Phone:  (812) 285-6244

The fee(s) and procedures for that office are different, please contact them for that information.

Click here to visit the Clark County Clerk's Office Website


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