The North Georgia Health District and health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Veterans-Day-Happy-Memorial-DayMurray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will be closed on Monday, November 12 in honor of Veterans Day.

Offices will open at the regularly scheduled time on the following day, Tuesday, November 13.

In the USA, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day.