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Government Agencies Closed For Columbus Day

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Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2018 6:00 pm

Local and state-related Government Agencies have announced observance of the Columbus Day Holiday paying tribute to the founder of our continent on Monday, October 8th, 2018.

Slated for closing to celebrate are Washington County Health Department, Washington County Courthouse, Washington County Soil and Water, University of Missouri Extension Office, Division of Family Services and Division of Aging, Potosi City Hall, Washington County Library, Potosi Housing Authority Office and Potosi License Bureau.

Law enforcement agencies do not close for holidays. Emergencies call 911 Central Dispatch of for routine business contact the Sheriff’s Office 24 hours a day year ‘round at 438-5426.

Likewise, Potosi City Police are open 365 days a year at 438-5426 as are the Fire Protection District 438-5465; County Memorial Hospital 438-5451 and County Ambulance District 438-3635, who all maintain continuous coverage for emergency dispatch.

The Home Health Agency also continues their service schedules daily without regard to holidays.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, October 9th.

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