Postal Bulletin Highlights Helping Older Adults Prepare for Emergencies

Natural catastrophes and man-made emergencies affect everyone involved in some way, though these situations are often amplified for communities with older adults. These individuals often rely on accessible features, such as electrical power, elevators, accessible transportation, and accessible communication, all of which may become unavailable during an emergency event. Anyone can find preparing for and…

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USPS: Make emergency preparedness a priority

August 31, 2023 September is¬†National Preparedness Month, and the Postal Service is encouraging employees to take time to prepare for the unexpected. ‚ÄúDisaster professionals suggest scheduling time on your calendar to create an emergency plan,‚ÄĚ said USPS Corporate Affairs Vice President Judy de Torok, who oversees the organization‚Äôs continuity and preparedness team. Here are some…

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USPS: Ensuring your facility, vehicles are secure

September 8, 2022 During National Preparedness Month, the Postal Service is reminding employees and contractors to help keep USPS workplaces safe and secure. Employees should always secure entry points when not in use, wear their postal photo ID badge and watch for individuals not wearing badges. To further protect workspaces: ‚ÄĘ Secure unattended USPS vehicles…

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September is National Preparedness Month – Is your postal facility secure?

September 8, 2021 During National Preparedness Month in September, the Postal Service is reminding employees and contractors to help keep USPS workplaces safe and secure. Employees should always secure entry points when not in use, wear their postal photo ID badge and watch for individuals not wearing badges. To further protect workspaces: Secure unattended USPS…

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Postal Bulletin highlights National Preparedness Month

Tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, and floods can strike at almost any time, and are just some of the disasters we face each year. These events can generate fear, frustration, and even depression; yet, planning ahead can help response and recovery, and relieve some of the anxiety and stress caused by unexpected events. Effective planning for emergencies…

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USPS: Keeping your tech emergency-ready

To help mark National Preparedness Month in September, the Postal Service wants employees to keep their technology updated in case of an emergency. Mobile phones, computers and tablets can be lifesavers in disaster strikes, but only if they are reliable and work properly. Poor battery life and outdated operating systems can render mobile phones and…

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USPS: Tips to keep workplaces secure

During National Preparedness Month in September, the Postal Service is reminding employees and contractors to help keep USPS workplaces safe and secure. Employees should always secure entry points when not in use, wear their postal photo ID badge and watch for individuals not wearing badges. To further protect workspaces: Secure unattended USPS vehicles and trailers….

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Postal Bulletin: September is National Preparedness Month

Are You Prepared for An Emergency? Tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, and floods can strike at almost any time, and are just some of the disasters we face each year. These events can generate fear, frustration, and even depression; yet, planning ahead can help response and recovery, and relieve some of the anxiety and stress caused by…

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