Posted November 9, 2021 | 4:08 PM

Hillsborough County Offices and Most Facilities to Close for Veterans Day

Collection of garbage, recyclables, and yard waste on normal schedule

Hillsborough County offices and most facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

Collection of garbage, recyclables, and yard waste remain on a normal Thursday schedule in the unincorporated Hillsborough County Solid Waste service area, which includes Tampa Palms, Hunter’s Green, and New Tampa. All disposal facilities will be open, including the Southeast County Landfill, Northwest and South County transfer stations, Resource Recovery Facility, community collection centers, and yard waste processing facilities.

Hillsborough County COVID-19 coronavirus public testing, vaccination, and antibody therapy treatment sites will remain open on Veterans Day.

Hillsborough County Testing Sites

  • Code Enforcement Complex, 1101 E. 139th Ave., Tampa, FL 33613
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Progress Village Park, 8701 Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hillsborough County Vaccination Site

  • Progress Village Park, 8701 Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Pfizer vaccine only

Hillsborough County Antibody Therapy Treatment Site

  • King Forest Park, 8008 E. Chelsea St., Tampa, FL 33610
    9 a.m. To 5 p.m.

For more information about COVID-19 testing, visit


CLOSED on Veterans Day, Nov. 11:

  • Administrative offices of County government
  • Customer Service Center at (813) 272-5900
  • All libraries in the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative
  • Parks & Recreation recreational centers, including programs offered at the facilities
  • Michael S. Merrill Pet Resource Center (A limited number of Animal Safety and Code Enforcement officers will be on call for emergencies only. Submit a request via the Animal Request button at
  • Center for Development Services
  • Sunshine Line transportation service
  • The Public Utilities department customer service center in Brandon (Emergency calls regarding County water and wastewater service may be made to (813) 744-5600.)
  • The Emergency Rental Assistance Program Call Center


OPEN on Veterans Day, Nov. 11:

  • Hillsborough County Consumer & Veterans Services and the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County will host the 57th Annual Veterans Day Tribute at 11 a.m., Nov. 11, at Veterans Memorial Park & Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins, Jr. Veterans Museum, 3602 U.S. 301 N., Tampa, FL 33619.
  • All parks, including dog parks, skate parks, conservation parks, nature preserves, trails, splash pads, and boat ramps.



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