Jan. 13, 2022
No mail delivery or retail service, customers encouraged to mail early
MILWAUKEE, WI — On Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, the U.S. Postal Service will observe the federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. His official birthday is Jan. 15. The holiday is commonly referred to as Martin Luther King Day or MLK Day. All Post Offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery or retail service on this day.
However, customers are encouraged to still drop their mail in blue street collection boxes, so they can be processed early the next day. Customers depositing mail on Tuesday, Jan. 18, should drop their mail no later than 3 p.m. in order to get it processed sooner.
Post Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 18, with full mail delivery and retail service.
The Postal Service generally receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.