LABELLE, FL. -- Today, in recognition of the hard work and dedication of state employees in 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that state offices will be closed on December 24th and December 31st.
“In 2019, we secured historic achievements on behalf of the people of Florida and our dedicated state employees played a critical role in these accomplishments,” said Governor DeSantis. “I am proud to recognize our state employees for their hard work and efforts in this way. The First Lady and I extend our thanks and best wishes to state employees and their families this holiday season and we look forward to an equally productive year in 2020.”
Critical state employees who are unable to utilize the additional holidays will be afforded the opportunity to use this time at a future date and are encouraged to speak with their direct supervisor.
Office closures on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are in addition to regular office closures on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties will be closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25, 2019 for the Christmas holiday. Offices will resume regular business hours on Thursday, December 26, 2019.
The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties will also be closed Tuesday, December 31, 2019 and Wednesday, January 1, 2020 for the New Year’s holiday. Offices will resume regular business hours on Thursday, January 2, 2020.