|January 1||New Year's Day|
|3rd Monday in January||Martin Luther King, Jr Day|
|4th Monday in May||Memorial Day|
|July 4||Independence Day (observed)|
|1st Monday in September||Labor Day|
|4th Thursday in November||Thanksgiving|
|4th Friday in November||Friday after Thanksgiving|
Between December 24th and January 2nd, most DHART SPORE laboratories will be open for essential operations ONLY and will re-open for normal operations on January 2nd. If at all possible, biological specimens for submission to DHART SPORE should NOT be collected and shipped to DHART Spore between December 24th and January 2nd.
Should it be necessary to ship samples to DHART SPORE during this period, please contact the Biorepository Core staff before December 24th by e-mailing email@example.com, so they can arrange to have staff available to process or store incoming samples.
Courier services may observe a different set of holidays. Please be sure to verify shipping dates with your courier prior to any holiday.