Multiple USPS Post Offices are suspending services
CHICAGO (WLS) — The United States Postal Service announced Monday that they will be temporarily suspending service and limiting delivery in Chicago.
The change in service was made, “out of an abundance of caution,” a USPS spokesman said in a statement.
“The Postal Service will continue to review the ongoing situation that is impacting communities. Under the advice of the Postal Inspection Service, these decisions are made to protect facilities and employees. USPS apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thank customers for their understanding at this time,” according to the statement.
The following USPS delivery service offices have limited delivery:
Englewood, 60621 611 W. 63rd St.
Henry McGee, 60615/53 4601 S. Cottage Grove
Wicker Park, 60622/42 1419 W. Carroll
Ogden Park, 60636 6559 S. Ashland
Both James Worsham at 60619 7748 S. Cottage Grove and Finance Station at K 60647 3933 W. North will be closed.
Postal Service amid protests in Minneapolis
Several post offices in Minneapolis and St. Paul temporarily suspended services amid protests regarding George Floyd’s death. However, USPS plans to resume service in the Twin Cities.
International Service Suspensions (6/1/2020)
This list has changed significantly today and is now down to 103 countries from 108 on the last update.
The U.S. Postal Service currently does not accept shipments to the following countries due to either lack of transportation or suspension of mail service in that country:
- British Virgin Islands
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Cayman Islands
- Cook Islands
- Costa Rica
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Dominican Republic
- Faroe Island
- French Polynesia
- Guinea Bissau
- Papua New Guinea
- Republic of Congo
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Sint Maarten
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- Swaziland (Eswatini)
- Turks & Caicos
- United Arab Emirates