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STAMFORD, CT - NOVEMBER 24: A Guatemalan immigrant carves the Thanksgiving turkey on November 24, 2016 in Stamford, Connecticut. Family and friends, some of them U.S. citizens, others on work visas and some undocumented immigrants came together in an apartment to celebrate the American holiday with turkey and Latin American dishes. They expressed concern with the results of the U.S. Presidential election of president-elect Donald Trump, some saying their U.S.-born children fear the possibilty their parents will be deported after Trump's inauguration. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Mecklenburg County offices and services recognize the Thanksgiving holiday and will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. They are as follows:

  • All units in the Department of Services, the Tax Office, the Elections Office, the Register of Deeds Office, and the Land Use and Environmental Services Agency offices
  • The Department of Social Services hotlines will continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive reports of suspected abuse or neglect. To report the abuse of seniors or the disabled, call 704-336-CARE (2273). To report abuse, neglect, or human trafficking of children, call 980-31-HELPS (43577).
  • The Health Department
  • The Main Library and all library branches (closed both days)
  • Due to the coronavirus, all recreation centers, senior centers, nature centers, and indoor rental facilities will remain closed
  • Remote learning sites, for those registered, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.
  • Solid Waste administrative offices (All Solid Waste facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and reopen normal hours on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.)
  • The Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25. The center will be closed from Thursday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020.  Ray’s Splash Planet remains closed.
  • Parks, Nature Preserves, and Greenways will remain open. 
  • CharMeck 311 closed both days

NOTE: Outside regular business hours, CharMeck 311 callers can report water, sewer, stormwater, and animal issues via an automated service that dispatches assistance.

Residents can submit service requests online 24 hours a day or access several city services by downloading the CLT+ mobile app. Residents can call 911 for any emergencies.

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