USPS has millions of surgical masks on hand — Order them!

From: Dean, Rickey R – Washington, DC <rickey.r.dean@usps.gov> Sent: Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:31 AM To: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Cc: Mills, David E – Washington, DC <david.e.mills@usps.gov> Subject: RE: masks Topeka now has millions of surgical masks on hand. They just need to order them. Rickey Rickey R Dean Manager Contract Administration (APWU) U. S….

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MTSC: Updated Cleaning Information AFTER a Confirmed COVID-19 Case

According to the CDC, the risk of exposure to cleaning staff is inherently low. In consultation with the CDC and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), when a COVID-19 case has been confirmed within a facility, the following is now recommended to aid in reducing secondary transmission from work clothes (reminder to…

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For the Record….

Ben Franklin was a man of unmatched vision and foresight. The US Postal Service is a quasi-Federal entity that was established and protected under a constitutional Amendment. We are the last line of supply and communication in the event of an apocalypse. We touch the lives and households of every single family in the nation….

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USPS: Video explains new procedures for carriers

The Postal Service has released a video to help customers understand new delivery procedures to promote social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. The one-minute video, titled “Help Us Serve You: Mail Carriers,” explains that letter carriers will knock on a customer’s door instead of ringing a doorbell. Instead of asking a customer to sign for…

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USPS: New guidance issued for retail employees

The Postal Service is providing retail employees with new guidelines to help them practice social distancing on the job during the coronavirus pandemic. The guidelines are based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which advises people to stay at least 6 feet apart from each other in public to help prevent…

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APWU: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) applies to USPS

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:57 AM To: Resident Officers Subject: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) The Postal Service has been sharing and posting posters on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). This law does apply to the Postal Service. The law will be effective on April 1, 2020….

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USPS: Hallmark card giveaway aims to lift spirits

Hallmark is giving away 2 million greeting cards that customers can mail to friends and family to spread encouragement as the nation grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. The company is offering a free three-card pack to help people maintain connections in a time of social distancing and self-isolation. In addition to mailing cards to loved…

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