January 30, 2019

USPS Suspends Mail Delivery through Thursday in Chicago

CHICAGO IL — Due to the extreme weather conditions caused by Winter Storm Jayden, the U.S. Postal Service temporarily suspended delivery service throughout Chicago on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 and now through Thursday, January 31 to ensure the safety and well-being of employees.   Specific information about the areas affected is being posted to the USPS Service Alerts page: http://about.usps.com/newsroom/service-alerts/.

Chicago Postal Stations and Finance Offices will remain open to offer retail services on Thursday.

“We apologize for any inconvenience this weather related service disruption has caused,” said District Manager Randy Stines. “The safety and well-being of our employees is always of paramount concern to the Postal Service.”

Customers can call 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777) to obtain information, including available, alternate Post Office retail locations, or check the Postal Service website: www.usps.com. The Post Office is always open at www.usps.com.  The Postal Service’s smartphone app makes it even quicker to use the most popular functions on usps.com, anytime and anywhere.

Postal employees are reminded to call the National Employee Emergency Hotline at 1-888-363-7462 for updated reporting information.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.



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