Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving

Give thanks

This year, Thanksgiving takes place on Thursday, Nov. 26. Before you celebrate Turkey Day with your loved ones, read up on resources to ensure your Thanksgiving is celebrated safely.

Department Services

Miami-Dade County offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27.

Safety Tips

  • While Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and close friends, this can increase your chance of exposure to COVID-19. Read these guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that can keep you safer.
  • If you are meeting with people outside of your household, take precautions and get tested for COVID-19.
  • Read the New Normal website for the latest updates, important notices and safety guidelines relating to COVID-19 in our County.
  • If you're cooking at home, don't dump oil down the drain, as that can cause clogs and damage. Remember to can the grease.
  • Read some more cooking safety tips to make sure your Thanksgiving dinner goes off without a hitch.
  • The holidays shouldn't be a pain. Read some holiday safety tips to make sure you stay safe in all aspects of the holiday season. 

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