2019 Holiday Hours:

 

Tuesday, January 1, Happy New Year!

  • BOTH Offices CLOSED

January – Glaucoma Awareness Month

February – Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

March – Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Sunday, March 10: Daylight Savings Begins

April – Sports Eye Safety Month

Thursday, April 9 – Rumble Ponies Opening Day at NYSEG Stadium

May – Healthy Vision Month

Sunday, May 12: Mother’s Day

Friday, May 24: - OPEN normal business hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, May 25: - OPEN normal business hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:30 - Noon
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 - Noon

Monday, May 27: Memorial Day - Both Offices CLOSED

June – Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month

Sunday June 16: Father’s Day

July - UV Safety Month

Wednesday, July 4: Both Offices CLOSED

August – Children’s Eye Health Safety Month

August 12 – 18: Dick’s Sporting Goods Open Golf Tournament

September – Healthy Aging Month

Monday, September 2: Labor Day - Both Offices CLOSED

October – Halloween Safety Month

November - Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Sunday, November 3: Daylight Savings Ends

Thursday, November 28: Thanksgiving - Both Offices CLOSED

Friday, November 29: OPEN normal business hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, November 30: Office OPEN Normal Hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:30 - Noon
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 - Noon

December – Safe Toys ad Celebrations Month

Tuesday, December 24: Christmas Eve – BOTH Offices CLOSED

Wednesday, December 25: Christmas – BOTH Offices CLOSED

Saturday, December 28: Office OPEN Normal Hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:30 - Noon
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 – Noon

Monday, December 30: Office OPEN Normal Hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:30 – 6:00 pm
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 – 5:00

Tuesday, December 31: New Year’s Eve – Both Offices CLOSE at 5:00 pm

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