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Posted on: December 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Frederick County Government Services Closed for Christmas & New Year’s Holidays

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FREDERICK, Md. – Frederick County Government services will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 - 25 for the Christmas holiday.  Work will resume at its regularly scheduled hours on Monday, Dec. 28.

Services will also be closed on Friday, Jan. 1 for the New Year’s Day holiday and will return to regularly scheduled hours on Monday, Jan. 4.  

Additional information regarding the schedule:

  1. Animal Control and Adoption Center remains closed to the public. Details: or 301-600-1603.  
  2. Frederick County Board of Elections and Department of Social Services will be closed Dec. 24 -25 and Jan 1. Details: or 301-600-VOTE (8683) and or 301-600-4555, respectively.  
  3. The Landfill and the Reichs Ford Road Recycling Center will be closed on Dec. 25, and Jan 1, and there will be no curbside recycling pick-up. All recycling and collections will shift one day later than the normal schedule for the remainder of the week. Details: or 301-600-2960.
  4. Frederick County Public Libraries. will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec 24-25 and Friday, Jan 1. Virtual resources and services are still available 24/7 at: 
  5. Frederick County Health Department:  All division services will be closed Dec. 24 -25 and Jan. 1, and re-open Dec. 28 and Jan. 4.   Details: or call 301-600-1029.
  6. TransIT Services On Dec. 24,TransIT-plus (demand response) and peak Connector service will not operate; Connector service will operate on a limited weekday schedule.  On Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, there will be no services. On Dec. 31, TransIT services will be open; TransIT-plus will operate and Connector service with peak service will operate on a limited weekday schedule.  Complete holiday schedules are listed on the Rider Bulletin page.  Details: or 301-600-2065
  7. Frederick County Courts and State’s Attorney Office District and Circuit Courts are closed Dec. 24-25 and Dec. 31-Jan 1. State’s Attorney offices will also be closed
  8. Call 301-600-9000 or visit for further information about Frederick County government public services, FCG TV (cable channels 19 and 1085, including live and rebroadcast programming), county meetings on webcasting (, department listings and other issues of interest to citizens. 

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