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Posted on: November 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Frederick County Government Services Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

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FREDERICK, Md. – Frederick County government offices will be closed Nov. 26 - 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Services will resume their regularly scheduled times, Monday, Nov. 30.

Additional information related to the holiday schedule:

  1. Animal Control and Adoption Center remains closed to the public. Details: 301-600-1603 or visit
  2. The Landfill  and the Reichs Ford Road Recycling Center will be closed on Thanksgiving and there will be no curbside recycling pick-up. Recycling collections for Thursday and Friday will shift one day later than the normal schedule. Details: visit or call 301-600-2960.
  3. Frederick County Public Libraries will be closed Thursday and Friday. Virtual resources and services are still available 24/7 at
  4. Frederick County Courts and State’s Attorney Office District and Circuit Courts are closed. State’s Attorney offices will also be closed
  5. Board of Elections will be closed.   Details: 301-600-VOTE (8683) or
  6. Health Department will be closed Nov. 26. All programs and services will be closed on Friday, Nov. 27 except for contact tracing, COVID-19 testing, and daily COVID-19 data updates. Details: call 301-600-1029 or visit
  7. Department of Social Services All offices will be closed. Details: visit
  8. TransIT Services – On Nov. 26, 2019, TransIT services will not be in operation.  MARC Train and the MTA 204, 505 and 515 Commuter Bus will not operate. On Nov. 27, TransIT-plus (demand response) service will not operate. All peak bus service will not operate. All other Connector and Shuttle bus service will operate on regular schedule. MTA 204, 505 and 515 Commuter Bus will NOT operate. MARC train will not operate. Details:  301-600-2065, visit or refer to the Rider Bulletin.
  9. 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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