COUNTY, FL - Other than emergency services, all Alachua County government
offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday (November 25 and November 26,
2021) in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
and Recycling Collection
Thanksgiving holiday will not affect curbside residential solid waste and
recycling collection services scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday in
the Alachua County curbside collection area. However, Thursday and Friday
services will be delayed one day. For Thanksgiving week, Thursday’s collection
will occur on Friday, and Friday’s collection will occur on Saturday. The
regular collection schedule will resume on Monday, November 29.
five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers, the Hazardous Waste Collection Center,
and the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station will be closed on
Thanksgiving Day. These facilities will reopen on Friday, November 26. In
addition, the Office of Waste Collection will be closed beginning Thursday and
will reopen on Monday, November 29.
more information, contact Alachua County Waste Alternatives Manager Patrick
Irby at 352-338-3233.
Resources & Care (3400 N.E. 53rd Ave., Gainesville) will be closed to the
public Thursday and Friday, November 25 and 26. The shelter will reopen on
Saturday, November 27, at 10:30 a.m.
Resources & Care Officers respond 24 hours a day, seven days a week,
including holidays, to matters affecting public safety and animals in immediate
danger. Citizens should dial 911 to report such emergencies on Sundays,
holidays, and nightly between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. During regular hours (Monday
through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding holidays), contact Animal
Resources & Care at 352-264-6870.
hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
more information, contact Alachua County Animal Services at 352-264-6870.