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Washington, DC Area

Applies to: Monday, May 20, 2024

Status: Open

Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are Open.

Employees are expected to begin the workday on time. Normal operating procedures are in effect.

(Posted on May 20, 2024 at 12:02 AM)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q. Where can I find the current operating status for the Washington, DC area?

    A. The current Washington, DC area operating status can be found on OPM’s website or by downloading the OPM Alert Mobile App.

  • Q. Does OPM issue operating status announcements for agencies located outside of the Washington, DC area?

    A. No. Employees working in Federal agency offices located outside of the “Washington Capital Beltway” must follow the operating status announcements issued by their agency.

  • Q. Where can I get additional information about operating status announcements?

    A. OPM’s Governmentwide Dismissal and Closure Procedures provides information on operating status announcements along with other workplace flexibilities.

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