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County to Close Most Offices Early Due to Winter Weather Threat; DCo Early Voting Hours Also Affected

Post Date:02/20/2020 3:22 PM

Durham, NC –  In anticipation of winter weather due to impact Durham later today, Durham County Government will close its non-essential offices at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2020.


As the winter weather storm track becomes clearer, Durham County Government is putting all of its preparedness tools into action. We encourage all citizens to sign up for emergency alerts and community notifications from Durham City-County Emergency Management’s Alert Durham at


A decision on when to reopen County government offices will be made at a later time.


The following communication channels are in place for employees and citizens to reference for the most up-to-date information possible:


  • Durham County Website


  • Durham County Social Media Sites

Facebook @DurhamCountyGov,

Twitter @DurhamCounty




Winter Weather Impacts Early Voting


The Durham County Board of Elections will be closing all early voting sites on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. due to pending inclement weather. All sites will reopen on Friday, February 21, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.


To account for lost early voting hours created by these closures, the Board has unanimously agreed to extend early voting hours until 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact the Board of Elections at (919) 560-0700 or email us at



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