December 17, 2018
PITTSBURGH, PA — Post Offices throughout the Western PA District and nationwide will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume after the holidays on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.
Some Post Offices may have limited hours on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24.
New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31, Post Offices will be open during regular business hours. Customers should always check with their local Post Offices for hours of operation.
Blue collection boxes with final collection times before 12 p.m. (noon) will not be affected by early closing on Dec. 24. If a box has a final collection time after 12 p.m., its mail may be picked up earlier. For mail pickup on Dec. 24, please put your mail into blue collection boxes by noon regardless of the final collection times posted on the box. As a reminder, blue collection boxes are not serviced on Sundays.
Customers who have items to mail after the scheduled pick-up times on Dec. 24 should visit the Postal Locator on tools.usps.com to find local Post Offices which may be open late.
Delivery of mail for Dec. 23 and Dec. 30 will be unaffected by any changes to Post Office retail hours.
Additional Postal Service holiday information can be found at usps.com/holidaynews. Customers may also call 1-800-ASK-USPS for information about specific Post Offices. Mail should be deposited into blue collection mailboxes before noon for early pickup on Dec. 23 and Dec. 30.
For added customer convenience, Self-Service Kiosks (SSK) are available at the following Appalachian District locations and most provide 24-hour access to many postal products and services:
Using a credit or debit card, these self-service kiosks enable customers to conduct business at their convenience. SSKs enable customers to:
The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.