Garfield County holiday closures

All Garfield County offices of elected officials and county administrative departments are closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24-25, 2020 and Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 for the holidays. Staff functions that serve the community in emergency or 24-hour capacities remain in operation as needed, but administrative offices of such departments are closed.

The Garfield County Landfill near Rifle is also closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan.1. The Rifle Garfield County Airport is open for general aviation, although the airport’s administrative offices are closed. Anyone needing assistance at the airport can call 970-230-1685.

Information on county holiday closures, meetings, and services is available online at


Garfield County staff wants everyone to have a safe and healthy holiday. We can protect the ones we love by taking a few additional precautions this holiday season.

• Social distance for safety.
• Test if symptoms occur.
• Wash your hands.
• Wear masks!
• Celebrate with two families / 10 or less people.  
• Do outside activities in small groups.

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