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posted on November 12 2014 by Webmaster from Health Department

We still have mammogram appointments available. This program has been extended through December 12.

Free mammograms to women age 40 and over or under age 40 who have a history of breast cancer in the immediate family. If it has been at least a year since your last screening and you have no underlying issues please call the Switzerland Co Health Department and ask for Betty Lucas or Donna Faber at 812-427-3220 for more information and to see if you qualify.

This program is provided by a grant from Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness. IBCAT receives funds through sales of breast cancer awareness specialty license plates. Through these sales, monies are available for grants deemed to best address the unmet screening needs of ...Click the title to read more.

Wreath Contest-First Friday

posted on October 23 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Wreath Contest-First Friday
Create a one-of-a-kind wreath for the “Deck the District” Wreath Decorating Contest. Entries will be displayed at the Community Art Center of Switzerland County beginning on the December First Friday.

Wreaths must be original, handmade, and decorated by the person submitting the entry. Wreaths up to size 24” in diameter are welcome. Entries are judged on workmanship, use of materials, creativity...Click the title to read more.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

posted on October 23 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest
Switzerland County Tourism along with Vevay Main Street invites visitors and locals to “don us now in bad apparel”—Christmas apparel that is—during their “Ugly Christmas Sweater” contest. The event will be held during the “Light Up & Jingle, Everyone Mingle” December 5 Vevay’s First Friday.

Categories include All-Around Ugliest; Most Creative; and the Funniest. Three wi...Click the title to read more.


posted on September 24 2014 by D Faber from Health Department

Flu shots will be available at the Switzerland Co Health Dept free of charge to Switzerland Co residents starting Monday Oct 6. They will be given
Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri from 8:00 am - 10:30 am and 12:00 noon - 3:30 pm.

The best protection from the flu is to get a flu shot every year before the flu season starts. Since influenza viruses change over time, it is important to get a shot each year. Each year the vaccine is remade to include the types of flu virus expected to cause illness during that flu season. The vaccine begins to protect you within a few days after vaccination, but the vaccine is not fully effective until about 14 days after vaccination.

Good respiratory hygiene is important to prevent the spread of ALL respiratory infections, including influenza.<...Click the title to read more.


posted on July 16 2014 by Vickie James from Treasurer

Property taxes will be due on November 10, 2014.

Payments can be made at the office, at Friendship State Bank (please bring tax bill with you when paying at the bank), or you can pay online using the link above thru You will need the parcel ID# & the amount when paying and also our county code #7784 (which identifies our county). GovPayNet does charge a convenience fee for their service. They accept credit & debit cards. Credit cards will be charged a 2.50% of the amount of payment (minimum of $2.50) & Visa debit cards are charged a flat $3.95. Also there is a Drop Box located at the front steps of the Courthouse. Payments can be mailed in with a self addressed stamped envelope to receive a stamped paid receipt. Make sure mailings are post marked by the due date ...Click the title to read more.

Indian-Kentuck Watershed Movie

posted on June 30 2014 by Katie Collie from Soil and Water Conservation District

Check out this short video on the Indian-Kentuck Watershed Project!

Proposed Amendment

posted on May 27 2014 by KIM HAMBRICK from Circuit Court Clerk

Notice of Proposed Amendment To Local Rules


Outdoor Warning Siren Testing

posted on January 03 2014 by Connie Wallace from Emergency Management

Switzerland County will begin weekly Outdoor Warning Siren testing for the Town of Vevay and the Town of Patriot on Wednesdays at noon. These tests will last approximately one minute. If a real emergency were to occur, the sirens would sound several times for 3 minute increments. If you have any questions concerning the siren testing please contact Switzerland County Emergency Management Agency at 427-4300. Please share this information with your family and friends to avoid any confusion. Be prepared...Be safe!

EMA Director

posted on January 02 2014 by Connie Wallace from Emergency Management


posted on December 04 2013 by DFABER from Health Department

As of January 1, 2014 Death and Birth Certificates will be $12.00.
Temporary Food Permits will be $25.00.


posted on September 17 2013 by N Craig from Commissioners

The following Trash Ordinance will be voted on at the October 7th Commissioners' meeting.

ORDINANCE _______________
WHEREAS, the Switzerland County Board of Commissioners choose to establish a
procedure for abatement of trash,
Section I: Definitions.
The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this ordinance, shall have the
meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different
Trash ...Click the title to read more.


posted on May 30 2013 by George Adams from Emergency Management

Switzerland County Emergency Management would like to take the opportunity to provide citizens with several safety reminders for the upcoming winter weather.

The National Weather Service and virtually every other weather service around is forecasting below average temperatures and above average snowfall for Indiana this winter.

**First and foremost it is essential for every family and individual to have an emergency kit and to have an emergency plan in place for any situation mother nature may present this winter and year round. It is recommended that everyone have enough supplies in their emergency kit to last 72 hours. That includes food, water, medicines, warm clothes and blankets, flashlights, first aid kits...Click the title to read more.

Event forms available

posted on May 06 2013 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Event forms available
Switzerland County Tourism has produced a form for non-profit and for-profit businesses in Switzerland County to submit event information to the tourism office.

Submission of events to the tourism office will help keep visitors and locals up-to-date on happenings around Switzerland County. Promotion may be in the form of word-of-mouth, a website or social media post, an events calendar listing, or through paid advertisements purchased...Click the title to read more.

SEIRD closed for Good Friday

posted on March 18 2013 by Kendal Miller from Southeastern Indiana Recycling District

In observance of Good Friday, all Southeastern Indiana Recycling & Reuse Centers across Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, and Switzerland Counties will be closed on Friday, March 29.

Free Hazardous Waste Disposal

posted on February 25 2013 by Kendal Miller from Southeastern Indiana Recycling District

The Southeastern Indiana Recycling District (SEIRD) announces their free Houshold Hazardous Waste (HHW) Disposal Day for Switzerland County residents.

From 8am-10am on Saturday, March 16, Switzerland County residents can dispose of HHW at the Switzerland County Recycling and Building Materials Reuse Center located at 19 McCreary Ridge Road in East Enterprise.

HHW includes cleaning chemicals, oil-based paints and stains, pesticides, herbicides, mercury items, fluorescent bulbs, flammables, acids, etc.

All liquid, powder, and crystal HHW disposals are required to have the original product label attached to be eligible for disposal at the SEIRD recycling center. The...Click the title to read more.


posted on February 18 2013 by N Craig from Commissioners

All the commissioners' meetings are now at 5:00 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month unless that day is a holiday and then it moves to the Tuesday after the holiday.

Presidents' Day closing

posted on February 15 2013 by Kendal Miller from Southeastern Indiana Recycling District

All Southeastern Indiana Recycling & Reuse Centers will be closed on Monday, February 18 for Presidents' Day. They will resume their normal hours on Tuesday, February 19. For more info on SEIRD, log on to their website at

SEIRD Recycling Center Change

posted on January 30 2013 by Kendal Miller from Southeastern Indiana Recycling District

SEIRD Recycling Center Change
Beginning March 1, 2013, the Switzerland/Ohio Recycling Center located at 19 McCreary Ridge Rd. in East Enterprise will become solely the Switzerland County Recycling Center and Switzerland County Building Materials Reuse Center.

The new Ohio County Recycling & Reuse Center will open in Rising Sun on March 1, at their new 1432 Barbour Way location.

Ohio County's current...Click the title to read more.


posted on January 17 2013 by Chris Clerkin from Highway Department

Dry Fork Road will be closed untill further notice due to bridge failure just below the intersection of Upper and Lower Dry Fork Rd.