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County Offices Closing for Labor Day Holiday
- Many services are still available online -

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. As is always the case, but particularly during this COVID-19 Pandemic, many alternate and online services are offered to provide social distancing.

Additional information:

All Broward County Library locations, including NSU-Alvin Sherman Library, will be closed. Curbside service (by appointment) and assistance by phone will resume on Tuesday, September 8th. Customers can visit to search the online catalog, place holds on/renew materials and access free online classes, eBooks, eMagazines, streaming/downloadable movies, TV shows and music.

- Most Broward County regional and neighborhood parks, nature centers, and natural areas will be open for passive use and limited recreational experiences. Check the COVID-19 Park Updates Web page for the latest openings and closings. The regional parks' regular weekend and holiday gate fee ($1.50/person, ages 5 and under free) has been temporarily suspended. Restrictions based on CDC guidelines will be in effect and all patrons must carry a facial covering and use it when proper social distancing is not available.

On Monday, September 7th, Broward County Transit will operate on a Sunday holiday schedule and will return to a modified Saturday schedule on Tuesday, September 8th. Customer service representatives will be available on Labor Day from 8:30 AM to 4:45 954-357-8400 (TTY 954-357-8302) to provide trip-planning assistance for fixed route and paratransit services. There will be no Express or Breeze Bus service.

Staff will also be available from 8:45 AM to 4:45 PM at the Broward County Transit’s Main Terminal, in downtown Fort Lauderdale, located at 101 N.W. 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33004 and at the Northeast Transit Center, in Pompano Beach, located at 304 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060. For more information, please visit our website.

- Broward County's Animal Care and Adoption Center continues to offer services online. No appointments will be made for adoption or foster pickup on Monday, September 7th. Appointments will resume on Tuesday, September 8th. For emergencies only involving animal attacks or bites, injured animals, and situations requesting police assistance, call 911. For non-emergencies, residents can call Animal Care beginning Tuesday, at 8:30AM at 954-359-1313. For lost and found cats or dogs, call 954-359-1313, ext. 9273. Visit the Animal Care website to purchase a pet license or adopt a pet.
- The Aviation Department administrative offices at Broward County's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will be closed. Calls will be answered 24 hours a day for general airport related questions at 954-359-6100. All terminals and airport facilities will operate normally. For additional Airport information, visit or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

The North Perry Airport administrative office will be closed. Calls will be answered 24 hours a day for general airport related questions at 954-336-2973. The Airport will operate normally.

- Broward County's 
Port Everglades administrative offices will be closed; however, the building will remain open during normal business hours for tenants. Port Operations' marine services will be provided at standard levels without interruption on a 24/7 basis.

- The Office of the Medical Examiner and Trauma Services' administrative offices will be closed, but all family and professional services are available 24/7. Call 954-357-5200 for information and assistance or visit our website.

- The Broward Addiction Recovery Center has limited Admission hours due to COVID 19 and is not allowing walk-ins at this time. Currently, services are available from 6AM - 6PM seven days a week. Appointments are required for all services including detoxification. Call 954-357-4851 to schedule an appointment or 954-357-4880 for general information.  Residential services will continue with no visitation. Administration and Outpatient offices will be closed.

- The
Nancy J. Cotterman Center  will operate and accept referrals for the Crisis Unit and the Child Protection Team on a 24-hour emergency basis. Call 954-357-5778 for emergency intakes. For all other non-intake emergencies, call the 24-hour Helpline at 954-761-7273 (954-761-RAPE) or TTY 954-765-4195. The administrative offices will be closed for the day.

- Garbage, bulk and recycling for Broward's Municipal Services Districts (formerly Unincorporated Broward) will be collected as regularly scheduled. Residents of all other cities should contact their city or hauler directly.

- The Broward County Landfill, located at 7101 S.W. 205 Ave., will be closed.


September 3, 2020
MEDIA CONTACT: Lori Shepard, Media Liaison
Office of Public Communications