Alachua County Thanksgiving Schedule

Other than emergency services, all Alachua County government offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday (November 23, and November 24, 2017), in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Garbage and Recycling Collection:

The 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. 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 27.

The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers and the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. These facilities will reopen on Friday, November 24. The Hazardous Waste Collection Center will be closed on Thursday and Friday and will reopen on Saturday. The Office of Waste Collection will be closed beginning Thursday and will reopen on Monday, November 27.

For more information, contact Alachua County Waste Alternatives Manager, Patrick Irby at 352-338-3233.

Animal Services:

The Alachua County Animal Services office (3400 N.E. 53rd Ave., Gainesville) will be closed Thursday and Friday,  November 23 and 24. The office will reopen on Saturday, November 25, at 10:30 a.m.

For animal emergencies during the holiday period, contact the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office at 352-955-1818.
Regular office hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Alachua County Animal Services at 352-264-6870.

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