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Baltimore County government offices to be closed on New Year’s Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.

All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31.

Modified Baltimore County COVID-19 Testing Schedule

Baltimore County will operate the below modified COVID-19 testing schedule for the remainder of this week:

Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd, 21093 (Appointments are strongly encouraged, however residents will not be turned away)

• Tuesday December 29; 9 a.m. to noon

• Wednesday, December 30; 9 a.m. to noon

Lansdowne Health Center, 3902 Annapolis Road, 21227

(Appointments required at this location)

• Monday, December 28; 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Antioch Baptist Church, Randallstown, 5609 Old Court Road, Windsor Mill, 21244

(Appointments required at this location)

• Wednesday, December 30; 9 a.m. to noon

Additionally, residents can check with their local pharmacies about testing availability and can visit the Baltimore County Coronavirus Updates and Guidance page for more COVID-19 related information.

No Trash, Recycling or Yard Materials Collection on New Year’s Day; Drop-off Centers Closed

There will be no trash, recycling or yard materials collection and all County trash and recycling drop-off centers, including the Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh, will be closed on Friday, January 1.

All scheduled collections will run normally and all drop-off centers will open with normal operating hours on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 24. Trash and recycling drop-off centers will be open on Saturday, January 2.

The impact of holidays varies among Baltimore County collection schedules. County residents should consult their particular schedule to learn when to set out materials during weeks that contain a collection holiday. Residents can view schedules on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website. Schedules can also be obtained through the County’s BaltCoGo mobile app or by calling 410-887-2000.

Collections of all types may occur later than usual during the week following New Year’s Day. If a collection does not occur on the scheduled day during this period of time, materials should be left out until collection occurs.

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