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County Offices Closing Friday July 3 for July 4 Holiday
- Many services are still available online -

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - County governmental offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, in observance of the July 4th national 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 Monday, July 6. 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 Friday, July 3rd, Broward County Transit will operate on its current modified Saturday schedule. On Saturday, July 4th and Sunday, July 5th, Broward County Transit will operate on a Sunday holiday service schedule and return to a modified Saturday schedule on Monday, July 6th. Customer service representatives will be available on July 4th to provide trip-planning assistance for fixed and paratransit routes from 8:30AM to 4:45PM at 954-357-8400 (TTY 954-357-8302). The Broward Main Terminal, in downtown Fort Lauderdale, will have staff available from 8:45AM to 4:45PM. The Northeast Transit Center, in Pompano Beach, will be closed. There will be no Express or Breeze Bus service. For more information, please visit our website.

- Broward County's Animal Care and Adoption Center remains closed to the public. No appointments will be made for adoption or foster pickup on Friday, July 3rd. Appointments will resume on Saturday, July 4th, and Sunday, July 5th. 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 our website to search pet license information and adoption online.

- 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 currently not allowing walk-ins.  At this time services are available from 6:00AM-6:00PM seven days a week and appointments are required for all services including detoxification services.  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.


DATE: June 25, 2020
Office of Public Communications

PHONE: 954-357-6990