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Posted on: January 11, 2022


County Holiday Office Closure - MLK Jr Day


January 11, 2022



Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 17, 2022


            (Douglas County, Ore.) Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman, Commissioner Chris Boice and Commissioner Tom Kress would like to remind citizens that government offices in the Douglas County Courthouse, located at 1036 SE Douglas Avenue in Roseburg, as well as the Douglas County Justice Building, Douglas County Courthouse Annex (Reedsport), Douglas County Museum, Douglas County Landfill and Transfer Stations, Douglas County Fairgrounds and All External Douglas County Government Offices will be closed to the public on Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


            As always, even when Douglas County government offices are closed, many officials and public employees are still working.  

Please note these exceptions: 

  • The Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum will be open on Monday, January 17, 2022, for normal business hours.   
  • All Douglas County operated parks, campgrounds and boat ramps will continue to be open and accessible to the public.  For reservation information at Douglas County operated campgrounds, please call (541) 957-7001 or online  As a reminder, the Douglas County Parks Office will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022. 
  • Even though the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office lobby entrance will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021, our Sheriff’s Deputies, 911 communications and DCSO staff will continue to provide law enforcement protection and emergency assistance for our residents.  If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1.  If you need to reach dispatch for a non-emergency, call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at (541) 440-4471.  
  • The Douglas County Commissioners, Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer, our Public Health Officer and Douglas Public Health Network will continue to work on the COVID-19 response regardless of the holiday. 


The Douglas County Commissioners understand that some of our holiday and memorial events will be decidedly different during the ongoing worldwide pandemic, but we hope you will join us in honoring this day, while continuing to make safe and healthy choices, and taking measures to protect those you love in order to keep Douglas County a wonderful place to live, work and play.



Contact Tamara Howell, Douglas County Emergency Communications & Community Engagement Specialist (PIO)

(541) 670-2804 cell - (541) 957-4896 office -

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