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Washington, DC Area Applies to: Friday, September 21, 2018 STATUS: OPEN Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN. Employees are expected to report to their worksite or begin telework on time.


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Prepare for an Emergency Plan and Prepare

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Pandemic Info Pandemic Planning

Learn more about pandemic flu and the Smithsonian's plans in the event of a pandemic.


SI ProceduresDismissal and Closure Procedures

Unsure what to do in the event of a weather emergency? Review Smithsonian procedures on dismissal and closure.