Most Johnson County governmental offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2023, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Detailed schedule changes and other office closures include:
Ambulance: Johnson County Ambulance Service (JCAS) will be available for routine and emergency response. The JCAS billing and administrative offices will be closed. Emergency services remain available 365 days a year. In an emergency residents should always dial 911.
Board of Supervisors: The Board of Supervisors weekly formal meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 9 a.m. There will be no regular work session. Members of the public can access a livestream of work sessions and meetings at bit.ly/jocomeeting.
Conservation: The Conservation administrative office and Education Center will be closed. All conservation areas will remain open and park rangers will be on call.
Emergency Management: The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) administrative office will be closed, but emergency services remain available 365 days a year. In an emergency residents should always dial 911. For non-emergency matters call 319-356-6700.
Medical Examiner: The Medical Examiner Department (JCME) will be available for emergency response. JCME administrative offices will be closed. JCME should be contacted via the 24-hour pager service by calling 563-244-0054.
SEATS: No Johnson County SEATS paratransit buses will run on Thursday, Nov. 23. No rural service or same-day on-demand service will be provided on Friday, Nov. 24. Check individual city websites for Friday hours.
Secondary Roads: The Secondary Roads administrative offices will be closed. Road crews will be on standby and will respond to winter weather conditions on roadways and any emergencies, if necessary.
Sheriff’s Office: The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Administrative, Civil and Records divisions will be closed. All other services will operate as normal and be available for routine and emergency response.
State offices located in County buildings: The Clerk of Court, along with the Johnson County Courthouse, 417 S. Clinton Street in Iowa City, will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Nov. 24.
The Department of Human Services and Juvenile Court Services, both located in the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building, 855 S. Dubuque Street in Iowa City, will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Nov. 24.