Date Holiday
January 1 New Year's Day
3rd Monday in January Martin Luther King, Jr Day
4th Monday in May Memorial Day
June 19th Juneteenth (observed)
July 4 Independence Day (observed)
1st Monday in September Labor Day
4th Thursday in November Thanksgiving
4th Friday in November Friday after Thanksgiving
December 25 Christmas

Between December 24th and January 2nd, BioSEND 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 BioSEND should NOT be collected and shipped to BioSEND between December 24th and January 2nd. Should it be necessary to ship blood samples for DNA extraction to BioSEND during this period, please contact the BioSEND staff before December 24th by e-mailing, 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.