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County to Recognize Good Friday Holiday

Post Date:04/07/2017 4:11 PM

County to Recognize Good Friday Holiday


Durham, N.C. – Durham County Government will close most offices for the Good Friday holiday on Friday, April 14, 2017. All offices will reopen with normal hours of operation on Monday, April 17th.


Durham County Convenience Sites:

The Durham County General Services Department’s Solid Waste Division will close all four of its solid waste and recycling convenience sites on Friday, April 14th.  Durham County residents with a current 2016-17 solid waste decal can resume disposal of garbage, recycling, yard waste and bulky items at the County’s convenience sites on April 15th, beginning at 7 a.m.  


The Durham County roadside recycling schedule for customers on Schedule A, normally serviced the week of April 10th will maintain the same schedule. All residents are reminded to set out their recycling bins before 7 a.m. on the day of their pick up to avoid a missed collection.  


To learn more about Durham County’s solid waste and recycling services please call (919) 560-0433 or visit the General Services’ website at


Durham County Library:

All Durham County Library locations will be closed on April 14th through April 16th. The library will reopen with regular hours on April 17th.


To view information about Durham County Library’s calendar, programs and locations, visit


Durham County Public Health:

The Durham County Department of Public Health will follow the Durham County Government Good Friday Day closing schedule.


For Public Health emergencies during the holiday closure, including communicable disease reporting, environmental health and suspected foodborne illnesses, please call 911 and ask for the Durham County Department of Public Health’s response team member on-call.


For more information about services provided by the Durham County Department of Public Health, call (919) 560-7600 or visit Public Health’s homepage at


Durham County Social Services:

Durham County Department of Social Services (DSS) will close its offices on April 14th. Residents are encouraged to call 911 to reach an on-call social worker to report child abuse and neglect or adult abuse and neglect. On April 17th, DSS will reopen and operate according to its normal hours of operation. 


Get more information about Durham County DSS at   


For more information about Durham County Government’s holiday schedule, visit the Durham County Government website at




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