USPS Releases Updated Official COVID Decision Tree


The USPS has eliminated administrative leave for COVID-19. Employees that disclose they are infected with COVID-19 will be sent home for five days on Annual Leave, Sick Leave, or Leave Without Pay. Same if they disclose that they were exposed to an individual that was infected with COVID-19. See the attached COVID Decision Tree dated 11-14-2022.

Employees who test positive for COVID-19 can still claim Continuation of Pay (COP) (after a 3-calendar-day waiting period) if they file an OWCP claim at within 30 days of diagnosis. See How to File an OWCP Claim When Diagnosed with COVID-19 (

COVID Decision Tree – November 14, 2022

Source: Postal Times

Related: APWU vehemently opposes USPS COVID-19 Decision Tree (Jan 2021)

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