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Posted on: April 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City of Durham to Observe Good Friday

City of Durham will be closed on April 10 to observe Good Friday

The City of Durham will observe the upcoming Good Friday holiday on Friday, April 10, meaning many employees who are now teleworking due to COVID-19 will be unavailable on that day.

Police, fire, and rescue services for life-threatening or in-progress emergencies may be reached by calling 911. Non-emergency problems or concerns may be directed to (919) 560-4600.

Durham One Call will also be closed on April 10. Residents may submit a service request using the free Durham One Call smartphone app available in the Apple and Google Play stores, complete and submit an online service request, or leave a message at (919) 560-1200. Durham One Call will forward all requests for City services to the appropriate department on the next business day.

Water main break and sewer overflow calls for service placed after-hours, weekends or on City-recognized holidays should be directed to the department’s after-hours emergency phone number at (919) 560-4344, which will dispatch on-call crews.

Many City staff working in non-public safety departments will resume teleworking on Monday, April 13. As a reminder, all City facilities, playgrounds, etc. remain closed to the public due to COVID-19.

For COVID-19 updates on City operations, programs, and services, visit and follow the City’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube pages.

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