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County Christmas and New Year’s Schedules

Press release from Alachua County

Other than emergency services, all Alachua County government offices will be closed on December 24 and December 25, 2020, and January 1, 2021, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays.

Curbside Waste Collection/Collection Centers

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Due to the observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Friday, December 25, and January 1, residential curbside collection service for solid waste, recycling, and yard trash will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week following each holiday. The regular schedule for these services will resume the following week. Holiday closures for Alachua County Solid Waste facilities:

  • Administrative and Waste Collection Offices – closed December 24, 25, and January 1
  • Rural Collection Centers – closed December 25 and January 1
  • Leveda Brown Environmental Park & Transfer Station – closed December 25 and January 1
  • Hazardous Waste Collection Center – closed December 25 and January 1

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

Animal Services

Animal Services will be closed on December 24, 25, and January 1. All other days, offices will be open regular hours.

Animal Services 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 between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. nightly. During regular hours (Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding holidays), Alachua County Animal Services can be reached at 352-264-6870.

Shelter hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Call 352-264-6870 for appointments).

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

Clerk of the Court

The Office of the Clerk of the Court will be closed December 24, 25, and January 1. All other days, offices will be open regular hours. Visit the Clerk of the Court website for  a list of services that are currently available online, drive-thru, or by appointment only.

For more information, contact the Office of the Clerk of the Court at 352-374-3636.

Property Appraiser

The Property Appraiser’s Office will be closed December 24, 25, and January 1. All other days, offices will be open regular hours. Visiting the Property Appraiser’s Office is currently by appointment only. Visit the Property Appraiser website to make an appointment.

For more information, contact the Property Appraisers Office at 352-374-5230.

Tax Collector

The Tax Collector’s Office will be closed December 24, 25, and January 1. All other days, offices will be open regular hours. Visiting the Tax Collector’s Office is currently by appointment only. Visit the Tax Collector website to make an appointment.

For more information, contact the Tax Collectors Office at 352-374-5236.

Supervisor of Elections

The Supervisor of Elections Office will be closed December 24, 25, and January 1. All other days, offices will be open regular hours.

For more information, contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 352-374-5252.

Health Department

The Health Department will be closed December 24, 25, and January 1. All other days, offices will be open regular hours. (Hours vary depending on services needed.)

For more information, contact the Alachua County Health Department at 352-334-7900.