|January 1||New Year's Day|
|3rd Monday in January||Martin Luther King, Jr Day|
|4th Monday in May||Memorial Day|
|July 4||Independence Day (observed)|
|1st Monday in September||Labor Day|
|4th Thursday in November||Thanksgiving|
|4th Friday in November||Friday after Thanksgiving|
Between December 24th and January 2nd, NCRAD will be open Monday through Friday for essential operations ONLY and will re-open for normal operations on January 2nd. If at all possible, biological specimens for submission to NCRAD should NOT be collected and shipped to NCRAD between December 24th and January 2nd. Should it be necessary to ship blood samples for DNA extraction to NCRAD during this period, please contact the NCRAD staff before December 24th by e-mailing email@example.com, so that they can arrange to have staff available to process incoming samples.
Courier services may observe a different set of holidays. Please be sure to verify shipping dates with your courier prior to any holiday.